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- Children's literature and mathematics

How to use children's literature to teach mathematics

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- Teaching as a career

How is it like being a teacher?

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- The geometry of the complex roots of graphs

Interesting way of looking at the geometry of the complex roots of graphs

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- Using the recent technologies in teaching mathematics

Use of computers, graphing calculators and other packages in teaching mathematics in schools.

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- Teaching polynomials to 8th graders

Manipulatives (algebra tiles) for teaching polynomials.

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- Multi-age classroom teaching

Important considerations for teaching in multiage classrooms

- Date of thread's last activity: 13 September 2012

- A book with geometry and Algebra II

Where can I find a good integrated textbook that includes important topics from both geometry and Algebra II?

- Date of thread's last activity: 12 September 2012

- Customized Learning

- Date of thread's last activity: 5 September 2012

- Pi Day

Activities for Pi Day

- Date of thread's last activity: 29 August 2012

- Algebra

Tips on making algebra more interesting

- Date of thread's last activity: 14 August 2012

- Pre-calculus

Selecting a textbook for pre-calculus classes and the use of calculators in these classes

- Date of thread's last activity: 14 August 2012

- Research on use of math games

Research on the effectiveness of math games in the classroom.

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 July 2012

- Math Anxiety

Discussion of math anxiety, its symptoms and effects in the classroom.

- Date of thread's last activity: 12 July 2012

- Dividing fractions

Sometimes it seems like you can divide across instead of inverting and multiplying. Why?

- Date of thread's last activity: 7 June 2012

- Measures of central tendency; median

Real life applications of measures of central tendency

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 June 2012

- The change in emphasis and methods of teaching math

Teaching math with more emphasis on mental strategies and practical experiences and less emphasis on recording, particularly in the early years

- Date of thread's last activity: 28 May 2012

- Assessment

What are authentic assessment, alternative assessment, performance assessment?

- Date of thread's last activity: 22 May 2012

- Showing a student how to do division in the simpliest way

An alternative algorithm for long division, sometimes called the "partial quotients" method.

- Date of thread's last activity: 9 May 2012

- Teaching fractions and perimeter

Activities to teach perimeter and fraction with tangrams and pattern blocks.

- Date of thread's last activity: 8 May 2012

- Fractions

How to give general lessons about fractions to a middle school student

- Date of thread's last activity: 2 April 2012

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