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Current conversations:
1. math (set)
Explanation of math terms.
- Date of thread's last activity: 21 April 2010

2. Creative ideas for teaching remedial math
Approaches to teaching math to remedial students
- Date of thread's last activity: 20 April 2010

3. probability of choosing 2 specific cards from a deck without replacement
What is the probability of choosing 2 specific cards from a deck without replacement?
- Date of thread's last activity: 20 April 2010

4. Difference between ordered lists, and a tree diagram
Helping students understand the difference between ordered lists tree diagrams and how to use each.
- Date of thread's last activity: 15 April 2010

5. 7th Pre-Algebra projects
Creative ways for students to communicate and demonstrate their learning in a format that can be displayed.
- Date of thread's last activity: 14 April 2010

6. Math Comprehension
How much math is important to know? Do children need to master long division?
- Date of thread's last activity: 13 April 2010

7. Children's literature and multiplication
What titles in children's literature can be integrated into the teaching of the multiplication concept?
- Date of thread's last activity: 26 March 2010

8. Counting beyond 100
Naming whole numbers above 100 correctly, without "and."
- Date of thread's last activity: 25 March 2010

9. GED
Where to find information about how to pass the GED.
- Date of thread's last activity: 23 March 2010

10. Class Repetition
Should I hold my child back in the first grade?
- Date of thread's last activity: 18 March 2010

11. Thousandth
How to introduce the concept of thousandth to Grade 5, based on their prior knowledge of tenths and hundredths
- Date of thread's last activity: 1 March 2010

12. The best Master's program in mathematics education
Universities for a teaching career in mathematics.
- Date of thread's last activity: 11 February 2010

13. Explaining concept -x=2 is equal to x=-2
Suggestions for helping students understand that if -x=2, then x=-2.
- Date of thread's last activity: 29 January 2010

14. Rounding of numbers
How to round decimals ending in 5.
- Date of thread's last activity: 12 January 2010

15. Fraction notation in algebra 1
Fostering understanding among colleagues regarding fraction notation in algebra.
- Date of thread's last activity: 31 December 2009

16. Games related to problem solving
Using games to enhance problem-solving strategies
- Date of thread's last activity: 30 December 2009

17. Applications of Complex Numbers in these fields: Elecrical Engineers & Physics
Applications of Complex Numbers in these fields: Electrical Engineers & Physics
- Date of thread's last activity: 23 December 2009

18. Math Teacher Exchange in WA Au to USA coast
Looking for a teacher in Western Australia to do a teaching exchange in Washington state in the USA
- Date of thread's last activity: 6 December 2009

19. Remainders in long division
Suggestions for representing remainders in long division problems.
- Date of thread's last activity: 2 December 2009