How to manage grad school, a part-time job (or jobS), a relationship (or a family) and not to go crazy? If you've been to grad school for over 6 month you have probably figured out that it's a rhetorical question. However, we c an always brainstorm strategies to "Keep calm and ______". The next question… Continue reading 4.5 Ways to “Keep Calm And __[incert anything]”
The lines between the 'body'and the 'image' of knowledge can blur. One of such ‘grey’ area is education.
(image from https://kangaroo.math.ca/) I am so excited to be working at the Math Kangaroo March Break Camp and Math Academy this week! The camp started out on a great note. For instance, grades 4 and 5 started their day by looking at crocodiles from a mathematical point of view! Picture can be found here: https://twitter.com/mariya_boyko12/status/443053861318955008/photo/1
Most lifestyle websites are buzzing about beating the winter blues, as though these blues were a plague of some kind. To me, however, the "winter blues" expression carries quite an opposite meaning. I was born in the winter, and most of my happy childhood memories are related to playing in the snow, putting on a… Continue reading Winter blues and whites – making the best out of them
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As a student of the Concurrent Teacher Education Program I knew that eventually I will need to have two teachable subjects. Despite of all difficulties I really enjoyed my math classes and I did not even think of studying anything else. By the end of the second year I had a lot of math courses… Continue reading “You study math and what…???” – How math and history majors merged into one
If you happen to be going into your first year of university, I have some pointers to give you here (https://math.escalator.utoronto.ca/home/blog/mariya-mathematics-history-and-eduation-week-3/) first-week-of-the-first-year-of-university over here (https://math.escalator.utoronto.ca/home/blog/mariya-week4/) more on specific math classes here (https://math.escalator.utoronto.ca/home/blog/mariya-mathematics-history-and-eduation-week-6/) Let me know if that was helpful :):):)