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What should be included in a freshman 'Mathematics for computer programmers' course?

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Knowing mathematics does not translate to knowing to teach mathematics. Why?

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How to motivate equivalence classes

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

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

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Visual Pythagorean demonstration

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Students' Messy Sheets: The Big Problem of Exams and Homeworks

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Should we teach functions as sets of ordered pairs?

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What are some good rules for handling student questions during exams?

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Examples why university education is important for future high school teachers

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Encouraging class participation

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Ideas for term papers in a graduate or advanced undergraduate class

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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?

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How do I Create Geometric Drawings Efficiently?

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Teaching by Slides, Yes or No?

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What is a wise reaction to a silly question?

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Is it morally acceptable to complete math homework with a program oneself has written?

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

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How to deal with students copying?

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Would taking 5 minutes to explain the history behind a mathematical idea help stimulate learning the idea?

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Example for a theorem where the (more) formal proof is easier than other argumentation (e.g. imagination)

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What different ways do people use to show students that $\mathbb{R}$ is uncountable?

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Good, simple examples of induction?

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Non-Mathematical Examples of Orders

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Justifications for: Why learn mathematics?

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Why do students like proof by contradiction?

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What things should one know in order to enjoy their undergraduate degree?

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Counterexamples to the Greedy Algorithm

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Language as a barrier to learn math

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Is using different notations in one course a good idea?