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Benoît Kloeckner
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25 votes

Impressive common misleading interpretations in statistics to make students aware of

21 votes

How is calculus helpful for biology majors?

17 votes

Why are triangles so prevalent in high school geometry?

17 votes

Is it a good idea to have one or two or three classes on basic logic before teaching $\varepsilon$-$\delta$ in Calculus?

16 votes
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Why are proofs written in flowery language incomprehensible?

15 votes

Mindless use of "antisimplifications" such as $1/x+1/y=(x+y)/xy$ and $1/\sqrt{2}=\sqrt{2}/2$

15 votes

What is the proper way to ask a "find the domain" question?

15 votes

Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers

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Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers

14 votes

How to explain what is wrong in this "proof" that $\sqrt N$ must be irrational?

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Tips to improve blackboard writing

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Why unlike terms cannot be simplified?

13 votes

Is Knuth's suggestion on teaching calculus a good idea?

12 votes

Justifications for: Why learn mathematics?

12 votes

Should we teach functions as sets of ordered pairs?

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

11 votes

Helping students who make no effort to figure things out for themselves

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How do you assign a grade to a proof?

11 votes

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

10 votes

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

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How can one convincingly present the alternating group?

10 votes
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Examples of arithmetic and geometric sequences and series in daily life

9 votes

How to motivate equivalence classes

9 votes

Any metaphors/intuitions for a limit of a sequence?

9 votes

Good, simple examples of induction?

9 votes

Reasons for (not) distinguishing $f$ from $f(x)$

9 votes

Whence the "everything is linear" phenomenon, and what can we do about it?

9 votes

Are there any video games/app to teach children at age 3-4-5?

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Teaching about absolute values not centered at $0$

8 votes

Justifying non-expert lecturer