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1. Getting children to take risks
Suggestions for encouraging students to be risk takers in math class.
- Date of thread's last activity: 1 December 2007

2. Math Corrections?
What is the best way to make students accountable for correcting error on assignments? It needs to be a valuable use of their time and not an unreasonable burden on the teacher.
- Date of thread's last activity: 5 December 2007

3. Remembering meaning of "multiples" and "factors"
When speaking and writing about math, many students have difficulty remembering when to use "factor" vs. "multiple." Here is a suggestion.
- Date of thread's last activity: 19 February 2009

4. New pre-algebra course without prerequisites
Should Pre-Algebra become the new "gatekeeper" course? Should this course have prerequisites?
- Date of thread's last activity: 21 May 2006

5. Volume problem
Determining useful, necessary, and sufficient information to solve volume problems.
- Date of thread's last activity: 29 April 2008

6. Modeling Subtraction of Integers using Red and Yellow Counters
How to model addition and subtraction of integers with manipulatives.
- Date of thread's last activity: 23 January 2009

7. Rounding Decimals
Suggestions for how to teach rounding of decimals.
- Date of thread's last activity: 30 November 2005

8. Language - "reduce" fractions
Is it correct to use "reduce" when teaching children to simplify fractions?
- Date of thread's last activity: 12 August 2008

9. Manipulatives for square roots
Helping students understand square roots visually when they're not dealing with perfect squares.
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

10. Algebra and the # symbol
Using # to express a function. How do you solve it?: If a#b = 3a + 2b, find 5#6.
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 March 2008

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