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How can I improve my concept map?

I've decided to create a concept map of a chapter I covered in a textbook, it's about basic set notation. What I want is suggestions on how to improve the presentation of the map. It seems quite ...
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What is a good reference for (this way of) generating a logarithmic scale?

I am interested in answers to the title question without parentheses, but I found this method below rather interesting, and I am hoping to find it published somewhere, along with a teacher's guide ...
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Arithmetic / Algebra problem generation software?

I'm struggling to find any good "problem generation" software or sites. I want a program that will do the following: Generate typical problems at all sorts of levels (from toddler age through to teen,...
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Should my high school students use tablets or conventional calculators?

Background: I'm teaching mathematics at a high school with emphasis on mathematics and natural sciences. Usually, pupils at our school have to buy a calculator (TI-89) and we work with those during ...
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What are ideas and strategies on improving at discovering counterexamples? [closed]

What are ideas and strategies on improving at discovering counterexamples? I originally posed this as an Example Question.
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Where to find resources about study skills and strategies of immediate impact? [closed]

Where can research and resources be found, about study skills and strategies for university math of immediate impact? To wit, how do I efficiently find categorical, pragmatic advice about learning/...
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Formula sheets and books during tests and exams

Some teachers make memorizing formulas, definitions and others things obligatory, and forbid "aids" in any form during tests and exams. Other allow for writing down more complicated expressions, ...