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For questions about teaching students at the undergraduate (university) level.
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For questions about teaching mathematics in secondary education (in most countries approx. ages 10-18).
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for questions on general considerations and problems of teaching mathematics, i.e., issues specific to teaching mathematics yet relevant to various contexts and courses.
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For questions applying to calculus courses. Topics include derivatives, integrals, limits, continuity, series, application questions, etc.
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a request to be provided with (links to) documentation, official papers, and specs related to one or more specific algorithms or mathematical procedures, to provide a trusted ba…
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the part of mathematics in which letters and other general symbols are used to represent numbers and quantities in formulae and equations.
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Questions about comparison of textbooks, the use of textbooks in mathematical education, requests about textbooks dealing with a specific topic in a specific way.
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For questions related to geometric shapes, congruences, similarities, transformations, as well as the properties of classes of figures, points, lines, angles.
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For questions about mathematical proofs in an educational context.
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For questions about creating a new course or altering the format of an existing course.
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For questions about the mathematical education in the first years in school (ages approx. 5-10).
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Questions on software (including web-based one) for teaching and related to teaching and the relevant hardware. Video and audio for the classroom. Usage of electronic tools in teaching.
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For questions concerning the motivation of students and helping them to motivate for their study in general.
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For questions about examples for some mathematical subject – usually for purposes of motivation and illustration.
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For questions about contents, order, background, alternatives in curricula.
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For questions how to motivate a mathematical concept (i.e., the motivation and examples of definitions, theorems, etc.) or general concepts of mathematics. Please use the tag [tag:student-motivation] …
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Questions about how someone learns on their his or her own, outside of traditional classroom environments.
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intended for questions about exams as viewed from the point of view of an instructor.
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related to the various social scientific research work being done in areas related to mathematics education.
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For questions applying to analysis courses: Real and complex analysis. Typically a higher and more proof-based level than calculus.
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For questions investigating students mistakes, clarifying their origin and asking for advice to fix or improve the mistakes.
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For questions about exercise groups; tutors, TAs, exercise group leaders and everything related to that.
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For questions concerning homework, such as good problems for specific topics, amount and difficulty of homework, grading homework, cheating
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For questions touching upon pedagogical considerations and problems of a general nature, i.e., not specific to mathematics. Please note that some aspect of the question should still be related to math…
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For questions related to studies for graduate or more-advanced students and courses.
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For questions about the use of terms (words) used in mathematics, or used in teaching mathematics. Not to be confused with: [tag:definitions].
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Grading questions ask how to properly, effectively, and fairly assign grades to assignments/exams/quizzes.
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For questions about good use of notation, comparison of specific notation, motivation of notation.
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For questions related to linear mappings, matrices, basis, determinants, eigenvalues and other topics commonly done in a linear algebra course.
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Assessment questions ask how to properly, effectively, and efficiently ascertain the abilities of students. This doesn't necessarily involve numerical grades, but rather is focused on an overall chara…
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For questions about the practice or science of collecting and analysing numerical data in large quantities, for instance for the purpose of inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representat…
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For questions about effectively motivating and teaching the concepts of trigonometry, including the unit circle, the sin/cos/tan functions, and other related ideas.
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a course designed to prepare students for subsequent calculus courses.
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For questions about the study and teaching of abstract algebra, including topics such as groups, rings, fields, and vector spaces.