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Markus Klein
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76 votes
20 answers
19k views

Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of

37 votes
13 answers
3k views

Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers

31 votes
8 answers
3k views

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

31 votes
11 answers
5k views

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

30 votes
8 answers
8k views

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

30 votes
7 answers
2k views

Good definition for introducing real numbers?

30 votes
8 answers
2k views

Good motivation for the introduction of Lebesgue integral?

29 votes
10 answers
2k views

What are argument one can give to students on the definition $0^0$?

28 votes
11 answers
4k views

Impressive examples where a "proof by picture" goes wrong

27 votes
7 answers
3k views

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

26 votes
13 answers
3k views

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

24 votes
4 answers
2k views

Non-answerable questions on exam: What to do?

23 votes
9 answers
1k views

Is it good to have solutions of homework published?

22 votes
3 answers
2k views

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

21 votes
2 answers
281 views

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

21 votes
7 answers
958 views

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

21 votes
9 answers
2k views

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

19 votes
3 answers
3k views

"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?

19 votes
3 answers
1k views

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

19 votes
15 answers
1k views

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

17 votes
5 answers
480 views

Amount of concrete calculations on board?

15 votes
2 answers
264 views

How to choose/test future tutors?

15 votes
5 answers
2k views

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

14 votes
3 answers
430 views

Do private lessons really help?

13 votes
5 answers
485 views

Use of mathematical humor suitable for motivation/explaination?

13 votes
3 answers
977 views

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

13 votes
3 answers
294 views

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

12 votes
4 answers
308 views

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

11 votes
3 answers
265 views

Introducing (Borel) measures via Riesz representation theorem

11 votes
3 answers
433 views

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