Math Education: March

March was a busy month, but it turned out very productive! I now have a solid draft of all three chapters of my thesis plus a conclusion. The only thing left to do is finish an introduction and make a few edits to get the whole thing within the page limit.


Math Education: January

This month, I kept up my progress drafting my thesis. I am about two thirds of the way through and I have a good idea of what the final section should look like. My adviser has started looking over what I’ve written and giving critiques. I have been thinking about my project for months and…
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Math Education: December

December was a very productive month for me. I have a good idea of what I want my thesis to look like and I’m about a third of the way through writing it. I have a draft of the first chapter that covers a lot of background information on professional mathematics in early-20th century America.…
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Math Education: November

Unfortunately, November was a slow month for my research. Most of my attention over the past few weeks has gone to other classes and final papers. My most important bit of thesis progress was planning a trip back to New York this January. When I was there this summer, I spent a lot of time…
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Math Education: October

One of the things that attracted me to my thesis topic last spring was the lack of writing on the history of math education. There have been plenty of books about American education reform in the 20th century, but very few about the specific place of mathematics in that history. This month, I finally found…
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