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89 votes
18 answers
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Unique candidate that fails

81 votes
21 answers
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Why are induction proofs so challenging for students?

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

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4 answers
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Is it worth grading calculus homework?

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37 answers
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Real-world examples of more "obscure" geometric figures

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12 answers
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Beautiful planar geometry theorems not encountered in high school

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7 answers
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A Lexicon of Math Mistakes

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1 answer
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Metonymy in mathematics

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Taxonomy of bad proofs

29 votes
7 answers
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Teaching logic with a proof assistant

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2 answers
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Student Poisoned Experience with Math

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5 answers
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How does a teacher come up with plausible wrong answers for multiple choice tests?

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5 answers
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A Series of Unfortunate Examples!

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2 answers
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What basic algebra skills and techniques are most important for calculus students to know?

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1 answer
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Is there any evidence about the effectiveness of "table proofs" in pre-college mathematics education?

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5 answers
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What are some recent, interesting, accessible pieces of mathematics

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Thought experiment: Utopian college-level math curriculum without external constraints

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3 answers
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Recommendations for inquiry based/aided discovery textbooks

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When should I say "nothing is as it seems"?

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What are some activities/projects I can assign to calculus students from bio/chem/physics majors to specifically motivate their interest?

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3 answers
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Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching

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3 answers
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Is there a program like ALEKS for mathematical logic?

12 votes
3 answers
1k views

How to keep students engaged during a quiz that is not at the end of class?

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12 votes
4 answers
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Grading homework problems on completion vs. correctness, and overall grading

10 votes
1 answer
238 views

Is there any footage of Let's Make a Deal illustrating the Monty Hall problem?

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3 answers
309 views

Can anyone recommend good software for verifying row reduction steps?

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5 answers
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Good exercises that force you to apply the definition of the derivative, without explicitly telling you to do so?

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3 answers
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Gifs of finding the volume of 3d shapes?

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1 answer
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Do I really love Maths? [closed]