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44 votes

How to handle the situation when you made a stupid mistake in front of the class?

42 votes

Is it advisable to avoid teaching "multiplication as repeated addition"?

38 votes

Common Core, threat or menace? Or maybe ok after all?

38 votes
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Dividing by zero

25 votes

Interacting with high school teachers (US)

23 votes
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What is the evidence about the effectiveness of remediation in math?

21 votes

Student: Why not use a calculator?

20 votes

Are women better math teachers for little children?

19 votes

What to do with students who think they "already know it," but actually don't?

19 votes

How to explain Monty Hall problem when they just don't get it

16 votes

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

16 votes
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Why aren't logarithms introduced earlier?

15 votes

Helping a reluctant 12 year old

14 votes
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Traditional "long" method of multiplication versus grid and partial products -- evidence of better outcomes?

13 votes

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

12 votes

Are there technique to help with poor recall?

11 votes
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Convincing a student it's OK to move on to another problem

11 votes

What is it about the education of the Jewish people that has allowed them to produce such remarkable Mathematicians?

11 votes

Examples of Artistic Works with Mathematical Aspects

10 votes

Teaching math in an engaging way

10 votes

How do I help my student understand concepts such as "$x$ divided by $x$"?

10 votes

Examples of cultural limitations on math education

10 votes

Looking for a specific female maths writer, who has written on infinity

10 votes

A Lexicon of Math Mistakes

10 votes
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Dyscalculia and studying mathematics (as major)

10 votes
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What to do about a student's poor handwriting

9 votes
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The seven benchmark numbers?

9 votes

Models and strategies for teaching fractions in 7th grade mathematics

9 votes
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What caused the (relatively) recent popularity of set theory?

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Research on how mathematics skills transfer to other areas