Author Archives: Ashleigh Thompson

Happy Pi Day!

March 14 is Pi Day! A day to celebrate this mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, Pi Day is also a chance to make pi fun for students with activities, problems and even pi poems. … Continue reading

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Math at the Winter Olympics

If you were paying attention, there was plenty of math at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea, like the degrees attributed to rotations for skiers and snowboarders (think Chloe Kim’s 1080 spins) or the hundredth of a second margin in … Continue reading

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The CUNY Math Challenge: Win up to $1,000!

The CUNY Math Challenge aims to reward CUNY’s best math talent. Regardless of your major, if you are a CUNY undergraduate student and enjoy doing math problems, this contest is for you!  The contest starts March 12, 2018 and finalists … Continue reading

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CUNY Math Start is Hiring!

Want to contribute to math learning for incoming students across CUNY?  Explore these job opportunities with Math Start.

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Math in the service of Schools

Engineering students aim to make math useful by developing an algorithm to improve the efficiency of bus routes for Boston Public Schools.  What can you do with math?

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CUNY alums among NYC Dept. of Education Big Apple Award winners

Congratulations to the 19 recipients of the fifth annual Big Apple Awards, announced in May 2017 by New York City Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña. These honorees represent New York City public school teachers, who as Mayor Bill de … Continue reading

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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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