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Current conversations:

- Helping students understand decimals

Grids and money ideas for teaching decimals and mixed numbers (fractions).

- Date of thread's last activity: 21 March 2012

- Interviewing questions

Suggestions on questions to ask when interviewing new teachers

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

- Math in everyday living

Math Web sites for mentally challenged students

- Date of thread's last activity: 19 February 2012

- Expanded form

Teaching expanded notation in third grade.

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

- Technology for advanced 5th-7th graders

Internet sites and LEGO suggestions for using technology in the classroom.

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

- Decimal manipulatives

Teaching decimals to 5th graders

- Date of thread's last activity: 31 January 2012

- Formula for volume of cones/pyramids

A physical demonstration of the fraction 1/3 in the volume formulas for cones and pyramids.

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 January 2012

- Code breaking - History

Including history when teaching encoding and decoding using matrices. Was the Enigma machine based on matrices or another encryption technique?

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 January 2012

- Math workshops

Getting federal or private funds to attend some math workshops.

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 January 2012

- Implementation of math manipulatives in grades k-6

Advantages in implementation of math manipulatives in grades k-6

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 January 2012

- Preparing for GM entrance exam

Books with graphic arithmetic, reasoning, mechanical comprehension, space relation, basic algebra and geometry

- Date of thread's last activity: 19 January 2012

- Volume of a sphere

Ideas for introducing students to determining the volume of a sphere.

- Date of thread's last activity: 19 January 2012

- Linear and exponential equations

Differences between linear and exponential equations

- Date of thread's last activity: 11 January 2012

- Borrowing in mathematics

What is the best way to teach borrowing in mathematics?

- Date of thread's last activity: 11 January 2012

- Distributive property using manipulatives

Teaching the distributive property to students whose first language is not English.

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

- Math history for middle school students

Suggestions for teaching middle school students about math history and the lives of mathematicians.

- Date of thread's last activity: 30 December 2011

- 8th grade Algebra - Probability

Finding the probability, when two standard dice are rolled, that at least one die will land on 6.

- Date of thread's last activity: 30 December 2011

- Learning math through songs

Using songs in teaching math

- Date of thread's last activity: 9 November 2011

- Teaching basic addition and subtraction

Ways to begin and augment learning primary mathematics - manipulatives

- Date of thread's last activity: 2 November 2011

- Integration

What is the basic idea behind Integration?

- Date of thread's last activity: 2 November 2011

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