Updated version of generic advice post: Platitudes v3. I think this is an important question to answer, not the least of reasons being that understanding how to learn is extremely useful both for teaching and learning.  About a year ago , I posted my thoughts on what the most important things were in math… Continue reading What leads to success at math contests?
This is a reflection of a talk I gave today. Hopefully these reflections (a) help me give better talks, and (b) help out some others. Today I was worked from 6PM-8PM with the Intermediate group at the Berkeley Math Circle, middle school students maybe one or two standard deviations above the average honors student. My… Continue reading Constructing Parallelograms