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Joseph O'Rourke
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34 votes

How to get past the "mystique" of Maths

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Real-world examples of more "obscure" geometric figures

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Why is learning mathematics compulsory?

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Should LaTeX be taught in high school?

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What are some recent, interesting, accessible pieces of mathematics

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Quote to show students don't have to fear making mistakes

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Is there a place to buy physical models to demonstrate the Calculus shell, disk, and washer methods?

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Real-world examples of more "obscure" geometric figures

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Do you have an efficient way to view student responses to remote assignments allowing them to type math symbols and steps? (Middle + High school)

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How to convince the students of grade 8 that $\sin 90^\circ =1$? ( calculator not allowed )

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Why should kids learn how to use a compass and straightedge, and not rely on a drawing program?

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Lack of intuition, retention while self studying

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Real-world examples of more "obscure" geometric figures

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How to get students in a under-graduate linear algebra course interested in determinants?

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Proof by contradiction - more than one case

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How to be a good math teacher at a liberal art college?

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Gender and groupwork

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Graphing functions from a finite field to itself

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Why are triangles so prevalent in high school geometry?

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Should mathematical logic be included in a discrete mathematics course for computer science?

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Is there a blog platform that renders LaTeX well?

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Do I really need to cover solids of revolution in my Calculus I class?

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How many of "The Seven Laws of Teaching" are still relevant for teaching maths today?

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What are some research-level opportunities in mathematics that do not focus on proofs?

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Descriptive Thinking vs. Formal Writing

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How can I teach my students that other disciplines are important too?

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"Opinionated" textbooks

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

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Diagram of Methods to Solve Differential Equations

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Why are induction proofs so challenging for students?

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