Read the syllabus carefully

Read "Polya's Problem Solving Techniques" handout

Read "How to Learn From a Math Book" handout

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Purchase access to Top Hat

Purchase Geometer's SketchPad

Please write on your notecard: your name, major, why you're taking this class, what "math" means to you, your previous experience(s) in math and how you feel about mathematics, and as much as or as little as you'd like to tell me about yourself - maybe just something interesting or unique to you.

Do the homework due last Friday if you haven't already

Read the "How to Read Mathematics" handout. As you read about the birthday paradox, try and really read and understand it, practicing what you just learned about reading math as you go.

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Download and install Sokoban++

On Top Hat, contribute to the discussion on reading math (it is mandatory)

Do the homework due last Friday and Monday if you haven't already and turn it in ASAP

Solve the first Sokoban puzzle (on Canvas) - Sokoban

Pick your favorites of the first twenty projects (on Canvas)

Finish the in-class handout

On Top Hat, contribute to the discussion on reading math if you haven't already (it is mandatory)

Do the previous homework if you haven't already and turn it in ASAP

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Do the Magic Square Homefun

Answer the "Sums of Numbers 2" question on Top Hat

Do the previous homework if you haven't already and turn it in ASAP

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Contribute to the Top Hat discussion on magic squares (it is mandatory)

Pick your favorites of the next twenty projects (21-40, on Canvas)

Solve Sokoban level 3 (on Canvas)

Pick your favorites of the next twenty projects (41-60, on Canvas)

Work on the Tilings and Fibonacci Numbers handout

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Finish the Tilings and Fibonacci Numbers handout

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Answer the Top Hat question about converting miles to km

Watch the videos on Fibonacci numbers and take the quiz (on Canvas)

Pick your favorites of the last twenty projects (61-80)

Solve Sokoban level 4 (on Canvas)

Finish the handout on Skyscrapers and Battleship

Read the handout on Complexity Theory given on Friday

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Finish the handout on Skyscrapers and Battleship if you haven't yet

Reread the handout on Complexity Theory, writing out as many relationships between the different classes of problems as you can. Be sure to note the relationships you're unsure of so you can ask in class.

Do the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Figure out what projects would be most interesting to you and which group you want to work with, partially based on that decision.

Solve Sokoban level 5 (on Canvas)

If you haven't already, figure out what projects would be most interesting to you and which group you want to work with, partially based on that decision.

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Get together with your new group to study Complexity Theory and work on the Group Contract (due Wednesday, February 22)

Prove that "Subset Sums" is in NP (adding two numbers is one operation)

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Get together with your new group to work on Graph Theory and work on the Group Contract (due Wednesday, February 22)

Finish the Graph Theory handout given in class

Solve Sokoban level 6 (on Canvas)

Get together with your new group to work on Graph Theory and FINISH the Group Contract.

The Group Contract is due, no exceptions.

Finish the Graph Theory handout given in class

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Study for Midterm #1

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Schedule an appointment with Barbara Mento and find good, credible, understandable sources to use for your project.

Solve Sokoban level 7 (on Canvas)

Finish the Graph Theory 2 handout

Schedule an appointment with Barbara Mento if you haven't yet and find good, credible, understandable sources to use for your project.

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Finish the Graph Theory 3 handout

Turn in the Colorings and Bipartite Graphs worksheet

Find good, credible, understandable sources to use for your project and start reading them

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Finish the Geometer's SketchPad coloring exercise (on Canvas)

Finish the Graph Theory 4 handout

Finish the Graph Theory 3 homefun (i.e. the 3-Coloring, graph isomorphisms, and planar graphs exercise packet) and turn that in

Work on your group project and get ready to turn in an outline on Wednesday the 15th

Answer the leftover Top Hat questions (the green ones).

Solve Sokoban level 8 (on Canvas)

Finish the Geometer's SketchPad exercise on constructing your own graph (on Canvas)

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Turn in an outline for your group project presentation

Solve Sokoban level 9 (on Canvas)

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Try and finish up the rought draft of your presentation

Solve Sokoban level 10 (on Canvas)

Solve the two problems on Dijkstra's algorithm (on Canvas)

Finish reading the Graph Theory Part 6 handout

Turn in the rough draft of your presentation

Solve the riddle of the day (on Canvas)

Complete the Geometer's SketchPad assignment on the Nine-point Circle (on Canvas)

Turn in the rough draft of your presentation if you haven't already

Solve the riddle of the day (on Canvas)

Complete the Geometer's SketchPad assignment on the Gergonne Point (on Canvas)

Get ready for your presentation, and work on your individual papers for the project

Read the Triangle Geometry Part I handout

Complete the "Complements and Anticomplements" SketchPad assignment on Canvas

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Solve the puzzle of the day (on Canvas)

Read the Triangle Geometry Part II handout; try and read it all, but definitely at least read up through the end of the Isotomic Conjugates section

Do the Isotomic Conjugates SketchPad assigment on Canvas

Solve Sokoban level 17 (on Canvas)

First group presentation takes place

Turn in a rough draft of your project paper in class

Solve Sokoban level 20 (on Canvas)

Finish reading the Triangle Geometry Part II handout, and as you read it, do the "Symmedian Point and Kosnita Point" and then "Isogonal and Cyclocevian Conjugates" SketchPad assignments on Canvas. Second group presentation takes place

Third group presentation takes place

Complete the Geometer's SketchPad assignment (on Canvas)

Fourth group presentation takes place

Fifth group presentation takes place

Complete the Geometer's SketchPad assignment (on Canvas)

Sixth group presentation takes place

Complete the Geometer's SketchPad assignment (on Canvas)

Seventh group presentation takes place

Last group presentation takes place

Project paper is due

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