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Markus Klein
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Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of
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60 votes
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Is it worth grading calculus homework?
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53 votes
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How do I motivate my students to go to office hours?
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44 votes
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How to teach logical implication?
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42 votes
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Good, simple examples of induction?
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38 votes
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What does math education research know about difficulty vs. effectiveness?
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36 votes
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A Lexicon of Math Mistakes
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34 votes
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Questions with "round" answers only?
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33 votes
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Lecturers "(intentional) mistakes" as a teaching tool
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33 votes
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Is there any proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra that can be introduced to undergraduates who have just completed Calc III?
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29 votes
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Teaching by Slides, Yes or No?
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28 votes
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Examples of Innumeracy
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"We already passed that course!" How to overcome this?
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22 votes
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Hand out lecture notes or not?
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20 votes
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Is there a good way to explain determinants in an elementary linear algebra class?
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Handing out $2 calculators for tests?
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How much memorization should be required in a first-semester calculus course?
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What is the motivation for characterizing second order linear PDEs as hyperbolic, elliptic, or parabolic?
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How much of a lecture do the students understand on average
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14 votes
211 views
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How shall we use online math forums such as math.SE in mathematics instruction?
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How to deal with students copying?
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13 votes
411 views
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What different ways do people use to show students that $\mathbb{R}$ is uncountable?
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How to effectively run large exercise groups?
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13 votes
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How to keep track of your old exercises in a heavy proof based course?
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What is gratifying in being a mathematics teacher?
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12 votes
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Technology and distractions
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What is a good prototypical example of a construction that is not well-defined?
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633 views
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Example for a theorem where the (more) formal proof is easier than other argumentation (e.g. imagination)
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How can I encourage my students to team work?
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10 votes
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What course web software is usable by mathematicians?