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- Rational roots theorem - no applications

Are there applications useful in teaching using the rational roots theorem?

- Date of thread's last activity: 1 April 2009

- Multiplying fractions

Teaching multiplication of fractions to students with learning disabilities

- Date of thread's last activity: 29 March 2009

- Explaining the why's of multiplication place values

Helping students understand why you "move over a place" when multiplying two- and three-digit numbers

- Date of thread's last activity: 18 March 2009

- Posting Grades

Posting children's grades on the web

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 February 2009

- Kay Tolliver of the Eddie Files

Information on Kay Tolliver of the Eddie Files.

- Date of thread's last activity: 20 February 2009

- Remembering meaning of "multiples" and "factors"

When speaking and writing about math, many students have difficulty remembering when to use "factor" vs. "multiple." Here is a suggestion.

- Date of thread's last activity: 19 February 2009

- Locating a 1970's educational film

- Date of thread's last activity: 15 February 2009

- Changing career from engineer to teacher

How to start looking for a job teaching math/engineering?

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

- Factoring trinomials

Teaching factoring trinomials using the TIC-TAC-TOE method.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 February 2009

- Department chair job description

What is the job description of a math department chairperson at the middle school level?

- Date of thread's last activity: 28 January 2009

- Rubrics in Elementary Math

An elementary in-depth problem; standards and beauty in teaching math

- Date of thread's last activity: 28 January 2009

- Modeling Subtraction of Integers using Red and Yellow Counters

How to model addition and subtraction of integers with manipulatives.

- Date of thread's last activity: 23 January 2009

- 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

- 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

- 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

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