Chris Cunningham
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Optimization problems that today's students might actually encounter?
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How can we help students learn how to read their textbook?
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Math topics that reward going beyond cookbook methods
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What to do with students who think they "already know it," but actually don't?
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Open-Source Math Textbooks
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When handing back exams, what should we tell our students about the distribution of exam scores?
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What is a healthy and effective way for a math educator to evaluate his or her performance?
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Why are we so careful in saying that dy/dx is not a fraction?
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What is a good reason to change calculus texts?
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How can we handle grocery store/bus stop conversations better?
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How can I choose a free calculus textbook?
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The definition of natural log and e
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Requiring basic skills to pass a course without increasing their grading weight
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How to award points for sense-making at the end of a problem?
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When should an advisor assess a student's knowledge independently of their course grades?
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What happens when the state mandates college math placement policies?
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The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and Vegetables
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What are good survey questions for statistics students to ask each other in class?
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What is a good "simplification policy" for a college course with no calculators?
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Calling on students by name (who do not volunteer) in math classes
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How is calculus possible in a small number of very long class periods?
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When is it a good idea to avoid talking about why something works?
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How can we focus students on the various data types in multivariable calculus?
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Instilling a Growth Mindset in a Student Diagnosed With Dyscalculia
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What is a good prototypical example of a construction that is not well-defined?
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How to keep students engaged during a quiz that is not at the end of class?
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The "rearranging" approach to teaching logarithms
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How can we help students learn to effectively take notes?
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Students who have succeeded before but are not succeeding now
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What is the right notation to use in multivariable chain rules?