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What is the proper verb for "doing" an integral?

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Is Euclid dead? or Should Euclidean geometry be taught to high school students?

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A Lexicon of Math Mistakes

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Teaching geometric transformations through fractals?

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What is a good "simplification policy" for a college course with no calculators?

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What do you say to students who want to apply Banach-Tarski theorem in practice?

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Rigorous proofs vs. illustrative examples

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Why are degree angle-measurements taught?

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

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On what total do you grade your exams?

7 votes

Models and strategies for teaching fractions in 7th grade mathematics

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Unit circle vs. ratios of right triangles vs. wave functions for introducing trig functions

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How does the workload of a high-school mathematics teacher compare to a university-level instructor?

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Real-World Applications of Logic

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What to do if an exam takes longer than intended?

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Cute Word Problems

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Proving trigonometric identities

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Non-Mathematical Examples of Orders

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Distinguishing calligraphic or script letters from regular letters in handwritten mathematics

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Changing students' approach to math

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

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Can I call $(ab)^n=a^nb^n$ "Distribution"?

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Motivation for Exponent Rules

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Emphasizing benefits of mathematical abstraction

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Descriptive Thinking vs. Formal Writing

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Unusual applications of integration

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Better use "Integrate a function"/"Calculate the definite integral" or use terms like "primitive function", "antiderivative", "Aufleitung" (German)?

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Redundant zeros

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Early vs. late transcendentals

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Is there any age limitation to become a professional mathematician?