Teaching Math and Stuff

Creating PreTeXt course materials with ease

The PreTeXt document system is a popular choice for authors of open source math textbooks, since it provides highly accessible interactive online versions in addition to a variety of other formats. Recent work has made using PreTeXt much simpler, to the point that instructors can now easily use it to prepare course materials on the go. The pag...

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A New PreTeXt Tutorial

Recent development work on PreTeXt makes it easier than ever to get started writing high quality open source textbooks (even on Windows). The following tutorial will get you up and running quickly. Some of the information presented here uses very recently created tools not yet part of the official documentation. Until the documentation catche...

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Getting Started with PreTeXt

The ColoMATYC 2020 conference is all about Open Educational Resources. My talk was about the importance of the source of open source textbooks, which for me, means writing open source textbooks in PreTeXt. Here are some suggestions for those interested in trying PreTeXt for the first time. This is a very short introduction; more and better in...

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Typeset your math homework

Typing your math homework has two main advantages over hand written work. First, typeset mathematics is easier to read, for which your professor will thank you. Second, it is easier to edit, correct, and even write mathematics the first time when you are typing, since you can insert or delete content as you go.

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