Author Archives: Ashleigh Thompson

Faculty book

Congratulations to CUNY faculty from Hostos and Bronx Community College publishing their work on the interplay of teaching and researching math.  Learn more!

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CUNY Tutor Corps: Applications due April 16!

The CUNY Tutor Corps brings current CUNY students who are studying math, computer science, technology and education into NYC public middle and high schools to provide one-on-one and small group instruction and support classroom teachers.  Tutors are paid $15 per … Continue reading

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#Math #Joke

Thanks to @centerofmath for some Friday fun!

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Apply Now! Cooperating Math Teacher at CSI

The College of Staten Island is seeking candidates for CUNY Start/Math Start Cooperating Math Teachers.  The CUNY Start/Math Start Cooperating Math Teacher position is a paid training opportunity to learn to use a successful, student-centered approach and curriculum with CUNY … Continue reading

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Application Launched for the first year of the CUNY Tutor Corps

The CUNY Tutor Corps, which will bring undergraduate and graduate CUNY students into middle and high school classrooms as math and computer science tutors, just launched the application for its inaugural cohort.  Tutors will begin with a two-week intensive training … Continue reading

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Study considers effects of taking developmental math in college

Inside Higher Ed and the Washington Post are among the media taking note of a CUNY study published in the American Educational Research Association’s Evaluation and Policy Analysis journal this month.  Congrats to CUNYMath Blog author Mari Watanabe-Rose, one of … Continue reading

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Computer Science for Teachers!

I blogged in May about Mayor de Blasio’s Computer Science for All initiative, part of his Equity and Excellence agenda with the NYC Department of Education. This summer the College of Staten Island is offering CSC 711: An Introduction to … Continue reading

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Congratulations, CUNY Graduates!

Congratulations to the thousands of students across CUNY who earn degrees this month, many of them in math.  This interview features one graduate, Mayte Rojas. AT: Mayte, first of all, congratulations on your graduation!  You earned a Master’s of Science … Continue reading

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Equity and Excellence

In his September 2015 Equity and Excellence address, Mayor de Blasio presented plans for reform at the New York City Department of Education.  Two of them are explicitly math related: Algebra for All and Computer Science for All. Algebra for … Continue reading

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CUNY Math Blog featured in The Washington Post!

Congratulations to Professor Jonathan Cornick, whose April 24th blog post was reprinted in The Washington Post this week under the headline “Should all students be proficient in algebra to graduate?”  The CUNY Math Blog was hyperlinked in the article, which … Continue reading

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