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Markus Klein
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73 votes
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Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of

36 votes
13 answers
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Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers

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8 answers
3k views

How to react to students saying that they are allergic to applied mathematics?

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8 answers
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Good motivation for the introduction of Lebesgue integral?

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11 answers
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What are the arguments for and against learning the multiplication table by heart?

28 votes
7 answers
7k views

What was the problem with New Math? Why did it end?

28 votes
10 answers
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What are argument one can give to students on the definition $0^0$?

28 votes
7 answers
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Good definition for introducing real numbers?

27 votes
11 answers
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Impressive examples where a "proof by picture" goes wrong

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7 answers
3k views

What arguments can I give a high school student why mathematics is important?

25 votes
13 answers
3k views

What is a good motivation/showcase for a student for the study of eigenvalues?

23 votes
4 answers
2k views

Non-answerable questions on exam: What to do?

22 votes
8 answers
899 views

Is it good to have solutions of homework published?

21 votes
3 answers
2k views

How to advise students who want to do a "Bourbaki"-style study?

20 votes
9 answers
2k views

Why do students have problems with showing that something is well-defined? How can this be improved?

20 votes
2 answers
269 views

Pressure vs. Laissez-faire: Literature dealing with balance in university-classes

20 votes
7 answers
905 views

Is $e^{i\pi}+1=0$ a good motivation for introducing $e$ or $i$? Why (not)?

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15 answers
1k views

What is fairly new theorem one can teach (and prove) to an undergraduate student?

18 votes
3 answers
971 views

How to deal with very motivated students having "off-topic" interests?

18 votes
3 answers
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"But I copied that from a book-reference you gave! How can that be wrong?", or how can you grade homework which is solved poorly in some book?

15 votes
2 answers
213 views

How to choose/test future tutors?

15 votes
5 answers
374 views

Amount of concrete calculations on board?

15 votes
5 answers
2k views

How to deal with answers containing completely off-topic/random/very wrong arguments?

14 votes
3 answers
338 views

Do private lessons really help?

13 votes
4 answers
289 views

It is good to have old exams (with solutions) published?

13 votes
5 answers
457 views

Use of mathematical humor suitable for motivation/explaination?

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3 answers
274 views

How to keep track of your old exercises in a heavy proof based course?

13 votes
3 answers
906 views

How to design a fair oral exam for >10 students?

12 votes
3 answers
415 views

Should one ask questions directly to specific students in a lecture or exercise group?

11 votes
3 answers
252 views

Introducing (Borel) measures via Riesz representation theorem