Quote | This class reminds me somewhat of my high school math classes. In high school I never understood what the teacher was talking about. So during class I would look at the lesson in the book and teach myself. I didn't mind doing this. That's when I liked mat | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | The Math in this class is something I've never experienced in any other Math class. Most of my Math classes were always problems with numbers that a calculator could figure out. There were never problems that involved much thinking. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | This math class, much to my surprise is very different. My views and hopes are slowly changing about math. I now feel a little more confident in my abilities. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | For a guy who is reluctant to give math a chance I must admit that classes like Mathematical Explorations help broaden the minds of students like myself. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | The lack of tests and homework in this class is a refreshing change. I am used to studying page after page of formulas and tables in math class. But this class is different and I like it. When math is shoved down my throat I cannot learn. The "pressure th | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | It was a nice break from the do-it-know-it-or-fail type math course in high school or any other arithmetic course. Granted, I have to know these skills and be able to do them without much difficulty. But it was good to be able to take a course that reall | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | You've shown how someone can see beauty and passion in mathematics. Your passion for mathematics really is inspiring considering the fact that most of my past math teachers didn't really care. They didn't have that fire in their eyes that you have. You wa | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | I now appreciate my father's intellect for being an engineer. I used to think he was boring for knowing all this math, but I now see that his thought process goes well beyond just numbers. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | When I first came to class in the beginning of the year you were always talking about how math was so beautiful. When I heard you say this I was like, what is this guy talking about? But as the year went on I started to think about the beauty of math more | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | When our class began doing work in Chapter 11 [Discovering the Art of Mathematics - The Infinite], I thought I was in hell. Your handout was much more difficult than the book [Mathematics: A Human Endeavor by Harold Jacobs]. At that point, although it wa | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | One of the most surprising things about this class is that I actually like being here, which is weird because every other math class that I have ever had has sucked and been boring. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | I do like the fact that this class isn't boring. I tend to want to understand the work because I can't get into something if I am not actually doing it. When professors teach math generally they show you how to do something on the board when half the clas | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | This is who I was meant to beIt all started in the beginning with Mobius bands,When we began using everyday math with our hands.It instantly opened up my perspectives on how I view life,For the first time I felt a sense of sharpness, like a knife.I honest | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | If ever in the future I meet a mathematician I won't say something corny like I can't balance my checkbook. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | Math was never exactly my favorite class,The homework, tests, and exams seemed to always kick my ass.I understood the multiplying, dividing, adding and subtractingBut all the formulas have never been too attracting.Cram as much into your brain the night b | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | ...To be completely honest I wish my other classes challenged me as much as this course did. Although I did have certain courses challenge me at different times, this was the only course where I was being consistently challenged... I'm really thankful t | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | I remember coming home for the first time since moving in to college and my mom asked me how classes were going, and she asked about Math Explorations in particular. I remember I had such a hard time explaining it to her not only because the structure of | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | This course is very different from any other math course that I've ever taken. It has a lot more character. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | I truly believe that this class has helped me to grow as a person and not just a math student. When describing the class to my friends it was almost difficult to describe it as a math class because it was more of a learning class that we happened to do m | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | All in all, this class was incredible. It was amazing how much I learned about myself and education. I will never see mathematics the same ever again because now I know what truly lies in the subject. It is beautiful. And more people should be exposed | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | On the first day of Math Explorations... [our teacher] told his students that he was giving us a mathematical paintbrush, and that he wants us to paint. That he was giving us a mathematical tambourine; to make our own music. And this is exactly how clas | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | I would definitely recommend this class to anyone who needs a math requirement. It's fun and it's exciting, it's different and most importantly, it's not a boring lecture class. We do the work, we ask the questions and we learn. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | This math class was different from math classes I have taken in the past. We actually covered material that was "fun." Yes, I said it. Math is fun. | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | "This course changed how I speak up and speak out about what I'm being taught. I have realized that this really is MY education and I shouldn't settle for being force fed information and taking short cuts. Although the short cuts are easier and everyone | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |

Quote | This course changed how I speak up and speak out about what I'm being taught. I have realized that this really is MY education and I shouldn't settle for being force fed information and taking short cuts. Although the short cuts are easier and everyone lo | vecke | 0 | 11 years 1 month ago |