Category Archives: WiT

This is Your Brain on Khan – A Math MOOC for Everyone

I spent the last 6 months personally completing all of the math courseware available via the Khan Academy.  Because so many people have asked me about why and how I did it, I decided to write about ‘my journey to … Continue reading

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A new way to teach math

What if math were taught differently to middle-school aged kids? How did you learn algebra?  Do you remember?  Wasn’t it something like this: “Find the common factors of 4x + x^2  and then solve it for y?”  How about your kids?  Are … Continue reading

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Google Science Fair 2012 calling all curious 13-18 year olds

How timely, since I now am the proud parent of a 13 year old, I am pleased to share the opening of the Google Science Fair 2012 competition – to enter go here. Also thanks to TEDxWomen for inviting the … Continue reading

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Technical Women–it’s conference submission season!

Among the many professional activities I am considering and doing post holiday, is one that more of my colleagues – particularly women colleagues, should consider doing.  By that, I mean submit to speak at conferences in 2012 around your area(s) … Continue reading

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A Technical Conference Filled with Women

Ok now that I have your attention (!), I am going to write a bit about my first experience at the international, annual Agile conference.  Agile 2011 was held in Salt Lake City, Utah last week.  I attended and spoke … Continue reading

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