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Current conversations:
1. Linear and exponential equations
Differences between linear and exponential equations
- Date of thread's last activity: 11 January 2012

2. Borrowing in mathematics
What is the best way to teach borrowing in mathematics?
- Date of thread's last activity: 11 January 2012

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. Learning math through songs
Using songs in teaching math
- Date of thread's last activity: 9 November 2011

7. Teaching basic addition and subtraction
Ways to begin and augment learning primary mathematics - manipulatives
- Date of thread's last activity: 2 November 2011

8. Integration
What is the basic idea behind Integration?
- Date of thread's last activity: 2 November 2011

9. Tangrams
Information on tangrams.
- Date of thread's last activity: 1 November 2011

10. Low Performance in Mathematics
- Date of thread's last activity: 31 October 2011

11. Teaching Problem Solving
Suggestions for teaching problem solving and print resources to explore.
- Date of thread's last activity: 11 October 2011

12. Club activities
Making Math Club more interesting.
- Date of thread's last activity: 2 October 2011

13. Place value
A calculator activity for building numbers given criteria.
- Date of thread's last activity: 27 September 2011

14. least common multiple (LCM)
Teaching the concept of least common multiple (LCM).
- Date of thread's last activity: 31 August 2011

15. Classroom Openers
Warm up activities and class "grabbers" for starting off the math class.
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 August 2011

16. Teaching mean, median, and mode (8th grade and below)
Use letters, food (raisins, candy packs), and marbles to gather real data.
- Date of thread's last activity: 29 July 2011

17. MANIPULATIVES
Suggestions for effective use of manipulatives in the elementary classroom.
- Date of thread's last activity: 9 June 2011

18. Expanded notation
Where can I find old editions of math textbooks? What is expanded notation?
- Date of thread's last activity: 7 June 2011

19. 2nd semester Calculus
Understanding L'Hopital's rule
- Date of thread's last activity: 28 May 2011

20. Non-Euclidean Geometry
Hyperbolic geometry and the angle of parallelism
- Date of thread's last activity: 25 May 2011

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