Calculus 1 applets

In this YouTube video, about a dozen Mathematica applets for Calculus 1 are presented. For sample screenshots, scroll down. If you’re only interested in the applets, skip to the blue title bars: This grant work was sponsored by USG’s Affordable Learning Georgia initiative, which provides funding for creating open source materials. More open source materials […]

More free Calculus 1 resources

Class Notes and Worksheets K. Pinzon and J. Roberts (Georgia Gwinnett College), OpenStax Calculus I Guided Notes Bikash Das and Hasim Saber (University of North Georgia), Class Notes and Worksheets for Calculus: Early Transcendentals Calculus Videos D. Hoffman (Bellevue College), Calculus 1 lessons and worked examples G. Strang (MIT), Highlights of Calculus Differential calculus at […]

Capital for STEM majors (works in progress)

Resources linked in this doc: As a working teacher, I’m always thinking about ways to make the history of ideas accessible to ordinary people—say, the average undergrad or advanced high school student. Some people publish articles. Some people tweet. I mostly make slideshows and typeset mathematical notes. 1. Notes on Capital vol. 3, ch. 10, […]

Gender-neutral bathrooms and the right to bodily integrity

Below is an edited excerpt from a policy recommendation written by David M. Paule, Julie La Corte, and Ethan Trinh of Georgia State University’s PRISM Faculty Affinity Group. The paper was written in response to an incident in which a student was confronted for being in the “wrong” bathroom on Dunwoody Campus. The original 2021 document stated […]

Activism inspo (quote)

“If your soul is on fire to serve in a way that scares you to death. And you don’t feel worthy, ready, able. And the burning will not leave you alone. Congratulations. You have your calling.” —Jaiya John, Freedom: Medicine Words for Your Brave Revolution

Labor and capital in Quantitative Reasoning

The worksheets linked below develop financial and economic themes, including labor exploitation, throughout the first half of our Quantitative Reasoning course (up to the Financial Math unit). For example, Worksheet 2 draws a connection between hourly wage rates—which students understand intuitively from everyday life—and proportion equations for similar triangles. The mathematical model of labor exploitation […]