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56 votes
24 answers
64k views

Optimization problems that today's students might actually encounter?

52 votes
15 answers
12k views

How can we help students learn how to read their textbook?

32 votes
8 answers
6k views

Math topics that reward going beyond cookbook methods

31 votes
9 answers
6k views

What to do with students who think they "already know it," but actually don't?

29 votes
4 answers
4k views

Open-Source Math Textbooks

28 votes
9 answers
5k views

When handing back exams, what should we tell our students about the distribution of exam scores?

27 votes
5 answers
649 views

What is a healthy and effective way for a math educator to evaluate his or her performance?

24 votes
7 answers
4k views

Why are we so careful in saying that dy/dx is not a fraction?

22 votes
6 answers
4k views

How can we handle grocery store/bus stop conversations better?

21 votes
8 answers
3k views

What is a good reason to change calculus texts?

20 votes
9 answers
2k views

The definition of natural log and e

19 votes
4 answers
1k views

How can I choose a free calculus textbook?

19 votes
3 answers
538 views

Requiring basic skills to pass a course without increasing their grading weight

18 votes
5 answers
1k views

How to award points for sense-making at the end of a problem?

17 votes
5 answers
290 views

When should an advisor assess a student's knowledge independently of their course grades?

17 votes
5 answers
398 views

How can we focus students on the various data types in multivariable calculus?

16 votes
8 answers
2k views

What is the right feedback for incorrect cancellation?

16 votes
2 answers
218 views

What happens when the state mandates college math placement policies?

15 votes
2 answers
819 views

The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus and Vegetables

15 votes
3 answers
83k views

What are good survey questions for statistics students to ask each other in class?

15 votes
5 answers
639 views

What is a good "simplification policy" for a college course with no calculators?

14 votes
5 answers
554 views

When is it a good idea to avoid talking about why something works?

14 votes
2 answers
746 views

How is calculus possible in a small number of very long class periods?

14 votes
7 answers
3k views

Calling on students by name (who do not volunteer) in math classes

12 votes
6 answers
553 views

What is a good prototypical example of a construction that is not well-defined?

12 votes
3 answers
1k views

How to keep students engaged during a quiz that is not at the end of class?

12 votes
2 answers
353 views

Instilling a Growth Mindset in a Student Diagnosed With Dyscalculia

11 votes
2 answers
443 views

Students who have succeeded before but are not succeeding now

11 votes
1 answer
467 views

The "rearranging" approach to teaching logarithms

11 votes
1 answer
240 views

How can we help students learn to effectively take notes?