It’s been a hectic start to 2020 Fall. We moved to Winnipeg MB from Mississauga ON in Aug and did self-isolation for two weeks due to COVID-19. Shortly after that I got my teaching assignments for Fall semester: MATH1510 Calculus I, MATH2720 Multivariable Calculus, and MATH2030 Combinatorics. I will coteach MATH1510 with another experienced instructor […]

# Category Archives: Math Teaching

## Getting ready for Fall

We recently relocated to Winnipeg so I can start my new teaching job at University of Manitoba. In the past few months I have attended numerous webinars about the best practices to teach online, design assessments, engage students, and build communities. While waiting for my teaching assignments, I’ve thought a lot about how to design […]

## Reflection of my experience moving teaching online

It’s been crazy in the last three weeks when every college and university in Ontario suddenly moved teaching and learning online due to COVID-19. I remember my last face-to-face lecture (which only lasted for less than 3 minutes): it was Friday, March 13th and I have Linear Algebra from 1-3pm. I arrived at my lecture […]

## 2019Fall/BMTH100/120 Mathematics of Finance, Humber College

After teaching part-time at Seneca College for almost three years, I decided it’s time to move on due to the commute: we moved to where UTM is, and I find it very challenging to travel to Seneca on a regular basis. Usually, one-way travel takes me at least one hour, and being stuck in traffic […]

## 2019Fall/MAT135: Differential Calculus

If you are currently taking this course with me, you can find all the course slides here: MAT135 Differential Calculus The clicker questions we use in class can be found here: Below are a few GeoGebra activities that we did in class. Even/Odd functions: In this app, students can visualize even/odd functions and explore the […]

## 2019Fall/MAT102: Introduction to Mathematical Proofs

This is not my first time teaching this course, but the level of excitement and nervousness doesn’t seem to go down at all at the beginning of this semester. I’m fortunate to have a whole class of students who engage fully during the lectures so far and make the teaching so enjoyable. If you’re a […]

## [2019SMAT102] Videos for AM-GM inequality, inequality and set related proofs

I made several videos explaining a few topics that we cover in this course. Some of them came up during my office hours. If you’d like me to explain a certain concept/question covered in our course, feel free to drop me an email and you might see it here ðŸ™‚ AM-GM inequality: the statement, how […]

## [BAB210] Business Statistics

I’m teaching this course during the summer semester at Seneca College. The course outline can be found here: https://apps.senecacollege.ca/ssos/findOutline.do?subjectCode=BAB210 We are into our second half of the semester now and being able to use Excel is an important part for the successful completion of it. I made several short videos explaining how to use certain […]

## [2019SMAT102] A letter to my students

Dear all, Welcome to the Introduction of Mathematics Proof! We want your experience this semester to be successful and rewarding. Math 102 is a challenging course that demands consistent hard work throughout the semester. Here are some tips for you to succeed in this course and some common mistakes you want to avoid. â€¢ Expecting […]

## MAT223 Linear Algebra Exam Review questions answered in videos

Dear students from MAT223: I’ve received some requests to explain the following questions and I made a few short videos to explain how to solve them. Happy learning! If and are linear transformations , and are three distinct vectors in so that then for all 2. If A is matrix and dim(null(A-I))=3, then A is […]