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Welcome to the Teachers' Lounge. Read our conversations about teaching mathematics. You may wish to search by keyword or browse for topics that interest you.

Current conversations:
1. Probability with dice
Counting possible outcomes when rolling two six-sided dice.
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 March 2008

2. Fibonacci Sequence
A variety of activities for children grades 3 to 6 that incorporate the Fibonacci sequence
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 March 2008

3. Algebra and the # symbol
Using # to express a function. How do you solve it?: If a#b = 3a + 2b, find 5#6.
- Date of thread's last activity: 4 March 2008

4. Converting whole numbers and decimals to percents
Simplest way to teach a student how to convert whole numbers and decimals into percents.
- Date of thread's last activity: 3 March 2008

5. Cylinders
Helping students design a cylinder with the optimal volume and minimal surface area.
- Date of thread's last activity: 29 February 2008

6. Subtraction with regrouping
Suggestions for alternate subtraction algorithms.
- Date of thread's last activity: 28 February 2008

7. Caret symbol: ^
Where does the name "caret" for the ^ symbol come from?
- Date of thread's last activity: 21 February 2008

8. Journal articles for 7 - 12 grade math
Suggestions for good journal articles on middle and high school teaching.
- Date of thread's last activity: 19 February 2008

9. Multiplication teaching strategies
Teaching multiplication to fourth graders for understanding and fluency.
- Date of thread's last activity: 18 February 2008

10. Math language
Suggestions for using word walls to develop math vocabulary. Caution about teaching key words.
- Date of thread's last activity: 17 February 2008

11. Teaching area of parallograms
Suggestions for helping students understand why the perpendicular height of a parallelogram, not its side length, is used to calculate area.
- Date of thread's last activity: 14 February 2008

12. Use of matrices in transformation
Transformations using matrices
- Date of thread's last activity: 13 February 2008

13. Pre-algebra and algebra software
Software and web-based applications for teaching middle school math
- Date of thread's last activity: 9 February 2008

14. Prime factorization using trees
Prime factorization using factor trees
- Date of thread's last activity: 6 February 2008

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

16. Multiplication and fractions in gr 2
Suggestions about the sequence of teaching multiplication and fractions in grade 2.
- Date of thread's last activity: 2 February 2008

17. Interpreting remainders in division
How to interpret remainders in division word problems.
- Date of thread's last activity: 30 January 2008

18. Coaching math team
Suggestions for coaching a middle grades math team.
- Date of thread's last activity: 27 January 2008

19. Introduction to volume
Activities for introducing volume.
- Date of thread's last activity: 25 January 2008

20. Geometry attributes
Explanation of bases and faces of 3-dimensional figures.
- Date of thread's last activity: 22 January 2008

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