I love pumpkin pies but I never have time to make them. Here is a super quick recipe that requires minimal effort and preparation. I shared it on Lifehack.Org here: http://www.lifehack.org/502458/quick-ricotta-pumpkin-pie-recipe All you will need is a pie crust, pumpkin puree, creamy ricotta and sugar. Let me know if you are planning to try it… Continue reading Quick Ricotta Pumpkin Pie Recipe
This Monday my piece about alternatives to complaining was published at That First Year Blog! I am honored and excited to be a part of this project! See the piece here: http://www.thatfirstyearblog.com/from-the-trenches/2016/11/21/the-alternatives-to-complaining
I'm a huge fan of green tea and I am constantly on the outlook for new tea flavors. I also love spices (but not spicy food :)). Actually tea and spices make a perfect combo, especially as the temperatures start to drop and all of us need a little extra help warming up. Some spices… Continue reading 4 ideas to spice up your cup of green tea – just in time for the dropping temps
Emotions are so tricky! Here are several ways to help kids learn about their emotions. In short, always try to knowledge child's feelings, identify their emotion and model an appropriate reaction for them. Read more at Lifehack.Org: http://www.lifehack.org/482331/4-steps-to-teach-kids-about-experiencing-and-expressing-their-emotions
Do you ever have these awkward 5-minute time slots in your day when you are either waiting for a bus, getting ready for a conference call, etc.? Here are a couple of ideas on what to do in those 5 min. You can exercise, snap photos, call a friend... the rest of it is on… Continue reading Things to do in 5 spare minutes
All of us have a creative bone in our bodies. Have you ever broken in? If so, I posted a step-by-step guide for recovering your creativity just in time for the back-to-school season. http://www.lifehack.org/456391/5-steps-to-get-creative-again How do you stay in tune with your creative side? Any tips?
Another post on Lifehacker.Org about taking 5 minutes a day to start off a project hat you have been putting off, finding and eliminating the reasons that are holding you back. http://www.lifehack.org/445462/start-a-project-you-have-been-putting-off-in-just-5-steps Is there a project that you have been putting off?
I became a contributing author for Lifehack.Org Here is my first post about math anxiety inducing phrases that all of us should avoid when talking to kids about math or academic subject matter in general. http://www.lifehack.org/431623/3-phrases-that-contribute-to-math-anxiety-in-children Lifehack.org would not appreciate if I just pasted my post here, but in short, whenever you talk to kids… Continue reading Math Anxiety Inducing Phrases
This is an interview with Professor of Mathematics Stephen Smale, the Fileds Medalist of 1966. The interview was filmed at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Science, Toronto, in 2011. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=LmpPUjOeMGI
Every summer about 25 undergraduate researchers arrive to Toronto for the Fields MITACS Undergraduate Research Program. They work in groups of 3 - 6 under the leadership of a professor, who proposes a research topic for exploration. The students spend the entire month investigating this topic and present their findings at the end of the… Continue reading Fields MITACS blog: undergraduate researchers share their experiences
This is an interview with Professor of Mathematics Artur Avila, the winner of the Brin Prize in Dynamical Systems, 2011. The interview was filmed at the Pennsylvania State University in October, 2011, shortly after the award ceremony.
Prof. Stephen Smale answers frequently asked questions
Last undergraduate researcher in our series of interviews is Vishal from Trinidad. Read about the origins of his interest in mathematics here: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/08/20/interview-vishal-2/
We are talking to three talented Hungarian students today. Meet Anna, Ferenc and Zoltan! https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/08/17/interview-anna-ferenc-and-zoltan/
The Undergraduate research program is well on its way. Today we are talking to Louis-Philippe and Nigel to find out how their work is going so far. https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/08/11/interview-louis-philippe-and-nigel/
Today we are talking to Luke. He was born in Alberta and has 9 older siblings. Read more about his math interests here: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/08/03/interview-luke/
Today we are talking to Maximilian. He is from Toronto and started his undergraduate degree not so long ago. Read his interview here: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/08/02/interview-maximilian/
Continuing with our conversations with undergraduate researchers! We are talking to Nikita today. See his interview here: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/07/29/interview-nikita/
We are getting to know the undergraduate researches better. Meet Fernando, Lucas and Rafael from Brazil today: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/07/28/interview-fernando-lucas-and-rafael/
Interviewed these two young and talented Ukrainian Mathematicians today. See their impressions of the Fileds Institute here: https://blog.fields.utoronto.ca/summerresearch/2011/07/26/interview-maksym-and-kostya/