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Misteaks
Posted:
Oct 11, 1997 6:45 PM


Have any of you seen Barry Cipra's book Misteaks: and how to find them before the teacher does
and used it in class?
I think it's a wonderful book but I haven't found many ways to incorporate it. Instead, I take the ideas from it (e.g. that you should estimate the area of the region before finding the integral) and teach them as the occasion arises (e.g. when a student makes a mistake, I suggest that it could have been caught if the answer had been checked in suchandso a way).
Joshua Zucker



