TAPcast S2E3: Corrine Yap and the EQUIP App

In this episode, we talk with Corrine Yap, a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics, about the EQUIP app—a program designed to help instructors identify their implicit biases in the classroom. Resources Mentioned in this Episode: EQUIP app AMS blog post on EQUIP AMS blog post on inclusive practices Corrine Yap’s website

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Using Office Hours Effectively

As the end of the semester approaches, TAs frequently find themselves balancing many competing demands. As students prepare for finals, TAs are often flooded with a higher volume of requests for office hours, study help, review sessions and the like. This comes on top of the already constant demands of

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Non-traditional Students

The non-traditional student, often an older student with a career or a family, or both, has become a strong presence on American university campuses. Non-traditional students must meet the same standards as all students, but, often, because they are only attending part-time, they will take more time to complete their

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Advice for first-time TAs

The first day of class is critical to setting the tone for a good semester. This article from the Chronicle of Higher Education provides insights on how you can establish a successful learning environment starting on the very first day of class. How to Teach a Good First Day of

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