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For questions about good use of notation, comparison of specific notation, motivation of notation.

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References for mathematical notation for foreign students in the U.S

I teach quite a few foreign students at a U.S. university. Frequently students are placed in our most remedial math class due to not having placement scores and failing to test out of the course. I ...
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Activities that encourage students to create or evaluate mathematical notations

I'm looking for references about activities that encourage elementary school students to create or evaluate mathematical notations. do you know any?
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What should I do when I, as a math tutor, use incorrect verbal notation?

I do freelance tutoring; the math-related ones are mostly 1-2 hour one-on-one sessions for high school and college students taking calculus classes. Often I find myself scrambling for words - I don't ...
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