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- Negative numbers

Helping students to develop the concept of negative numbers. You CAN subtract a larger number from a smaller number!

- Date of thread's last activity: 14 January 2009

- Coordinate graphing

Battleship as an activity for coordinate graphing

- Date of thread's last activity: 12 January 2009

- Discovering Geometry, 2nd Edition

Seeking teacher resources for Discovering Geometry by Michael Serra

- Date of thread's last activity: 10 January 2009

- Statistics coursework

Statistics project ideas for middle school students

- Date of thread's last activity: 30 December 2008

- Math 7-12

Math programs that use a mastery learning approach

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 December 2008

- Use of commas in math

Should we require students use commas when writing large numbers? Why?

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 December 2008

- Making algebra concrete

Using rich problems and technology to help middle school algebra students bridge from the concrete to the abstract.

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 December 2008

- Who invented math?

Discussing the invention of math

- Date of thread's last activity: 16 December 2008

- Adapting a decimal lesson for struggling students

Laying a foundation for understanding decimals and adapting a lesson on adding and subtracting decimals.

- Date of thread's last activity: 14 December 2008

- Use of calculators

Where to find research on the use of calculators in elementary classrooms.

- Date of thread's last activity: 8 December 2008

- Writing algebraic expressions from verbal phrases

Suggestions for helping students understand the algebraic notation we use to represent differences expressed verbally.

- Date of thread's last activity: 7 December 2008

- Becoming a math teacher

Preparing for a career as a math teacher for young children.

- Date of thread's last activity: 5 December 2008

- Teaching algebra in middle school

The debate over when to formally teach algebra

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 November 2008

- Singapore math method

Singapore mathematics methods

- Date of thread's last activity: 18 November 2008

- Counting Money

When do children learn to to count money?

- Date of thread's last activity: 11 November 2008

- Teaching decimals with base ten blocks

Suggestions for using base-10 blocks to learn about decimals.

- Date of thread's last activity: 28 October 2008

- Geometry for "gifted" student

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 October 2008

- How do you become a math teacher?

Take all the math you can in high school; four years of college; student teaching.

- Date of thread's last activity: 22 October 2008

- Lesson plan

Some effective lesson plans for proficiency math class

- Date of thread's last activity: 21 October 2008

- math fluency

- Date of thread's last activity: 9 October 2008

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