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- Number Theory and Trigonometry

How can parents encourage an interest in mathematics for child with math abilities?

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Bulletin boards

Bulletin boards for math classroom

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- Getting weak

Help with rediscovering lost math ability.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Summer Math prep book recommendation

Suggestions to a parent for summer math work for an advanced middle schooler.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Math program selection

Suggestions for the elementary curriculum selection process.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Using Numbers From Hurricane Katrina to Teach a Math Concept

Resources for developing a lesson plan on Hurricane Katrina.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- K-2 math lesson

Trade books for teaching a 20-minute math lesson.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Math as language

Looking for information on how children acquire mathematical understanding and the implications for math education.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Portfolio Assessment in Geometry

Using Portfolios for an eighth grade geometry class.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Manipulatives for square roots

Helping students understand square roots visually when they're not dealing with perfect squares.

- Date of thread's last activity: 4 December 2007

- Math lesson plans/activities

Incorporate math into a unit on transportation with young children.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Length of quizzes

Deciding on the right length of quizzes and their value in the classroom

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Teaching math

Why is geometry necessary?

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Unit 7 of the Everyday Math Curriculum

Trying to understand the importance of specific lessons in a math program

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Multiplication Table

Finding multiplication tables on the Web

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Chaos software

Calculator software for the chaos game

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Place value and different bases

Helping a 4th-grader understand math concepts.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- One class, different abilities

Group work in teaching multi-level-ability elementary school math classes.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- An algebraic "proof" that 2 = 1

A false "proof" (for 2 = 1 ) which also shows that what you think is so, isn't necessarily so.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

- Cross multiplying

Cross multiplying, isolating variables, and developing strategies for solving algebra problems.

- Date of thread's last activity: 3 December 2007

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