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Jasper
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19 votes

What is the point of teaching variance?

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Is there an elementary way to explain that a map of the earth cannot preserve distances?

14 votes

When should we first teach variables in school math? And how?

13 votes

How can I build a protractor without a protractor?

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Why are percentages part of the curriculum?

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How to give my students a straightedge instead of a ruler

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When higher grades are more common than lower grades

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What are some common fallacies students make when they learn $X$ concept?

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List of realistic extremum problems

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Rhombuses, kites etc

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Teaching students to find and correct their own errors

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What are non-math majors supposed to get out of an undergraduate calculus class?

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Mathematical concepts and techniques that **pay off the most**?

7 votes

How do I teach algebra?

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Mathematics exam -- How to keep brain functioning through a four-hour exam?

6 votes

Is there any advantage of plotting graphs using traditional paper and pencil method?

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Can we solve math just by speaking and not using any other extra devices?

6 votes

How can I build a protractor without a protractor?

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What does maths teach you that logic does not?

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Convincing a high schooler that $i$ is a number

5 votes

What real-example of modulo-arithmetic would work for American students?

5 votes

The Undergraduate Responsibility Gradient

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Explanation for cutting a Möbius strip at one-third its width

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Best rote high school algebra textbook?

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How do I get them to appreciate learning a new way of doing that thing?

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How many hours / school years does it take for the average child to memorize the $10\times 10$ addition and multiplication tables?

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Why do we teach estimation in Statistics and Mathematics?

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What's the best technique to do math calculations in my head?

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What are some great books for exploring mathematics? (not kids' books and not textbooks)

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Which method of combining ratios is ‘better’?