Tag: mathematical-pedagogy

69 Unique candidate that fails 2014-09-06T01:54:15.003

63 Issues with "equals", where does this come from and how do I combat it? 2015-04-27T03:12:02.390

59 Whence the "everything is linear" phenomenon, and what can we do about it? 2014-03-27T23:42:37.513

55 What's a replacement for "married couples" in combinatorics problems? 2018-03-02T21:45:32.157

39 How do blind people learn mathematics? 2014-06-07T12:14:32.153

37 How to explain Monty Hall problem when they just don't get it 2014-06-15T03:18:43.563

35 Imbuing a six year old with a sense of mathematical wonder 2015-12-09T12:05:43.037

34 Knowing mathematics does not translate to knowing to teach mathematics. Why? 2014-03-15T02:08:46.123

34 A Lexicon of Math Mistakes 2014-04-13T16:12:45.083

32 How to teach someone that $-3>-4$? 2014-05-30T09:46:23.113

31 Is it advisable to avoid teaching "multiplication as repeated addition"? 2014-06-19T02:00:27.870

30 What does math education research know about difficulty vs. effectiveness? 2014-03-26T18:13:34.643

29 Good, simple examples of induction? 2014-03-15T20:08:16.563

29 How to teach math to someone who is neither [really] willing nor able to understand it? 2014-03-28T21:02:05.560

28 What do you say to students who want to apply Banach-Tarski theorem in practice? 2014-04-06T13:52:41.777

28 Lecturers "(intentional) mistakes" as a teaching tool 2014-04-13T10:28:55.037

27 Justifications for: Why learn mathematics? 2015-05-10T21:07:41.513

27 How should a student's inefficient calculation be pointed out? 2018-01-08T17:47:03.847

26 Revisiting topics from previous courses 2014-03-17T16:45:30.680

26 How can we help students learn to write about their mathematics? 2014-03-17T20:04:35.080

26 What is the rationale for the absent (+) in mixed fractions? 2014-07-11T03:03:22.770

25 How can we help students who are very anxious about math? 2014-03-15T16:08:15.150

25 What methods successfully identify and eliminate severe math anxiety? 2016-03-03T22:35:46.283

25 The Undergraduate Responsibility Gradient 2017-01-02T01:36:07.513

25 Can mathematics be learned by ONLY solving problems? 2017-06-17T22:29:48.073

24 Counterexamples in first year calculus 2014-03-13T21:41:56.633

24 Students who know high-level math before going to college 2014-03-14T21:21:27.360

24 Would taking 5 minutes to explain the history behind a mathematical idea help stimulate learning the idea? 2014-03-18T12:58:22.513

24 Are the words "easy," "basic," "clearly," "obviously," etc., ever helpful? 2014-04-22T16:50:49.773

23 How can mathematics educators encourage innovation and creativity? 2014-03-21T16:45:54.433

23 How to present $\Bbb Z/n\Bbb Z$ to highschool level audience 2014-03-30T18:05:29.617

23 Common Core, threat or menace? Or maybe ok after all? 2014-04-30T03:44:07.433

22 Why are we so careful in saying that dy/dx is not a fraction? 2014-08-27T23:25:17.517

22 Is there a Piagetian age at which proofs can be comprehended? 2015-04-18T02:28:16.837

22 Too much motivation? 2015-09-03T05:15:59.803

22 What books are like Knuth's Surreal Numbers? 2016-03-03T22:43:39.597

20 Non-answerable questions on exam: What to do? 2014-03-15T07:08:24.447

20 Books that every aspirant mathematician should read 2014-10-23T21:23:28.230

19 Notation Conflict between Teachers and Textbooks 2014-03-28T07:22:02.547

19 What to do when a majority of students have insufficient mastery of the prerequisite material? 2014-05-29T21:31:56.033

19 Is Knuth's suggestion on teaching calculus a good idea? 2015-06-08T00:21:57.337

19 What could be good non-mathematical analogies to explain the difference between the words theorem, proposition, lemma and corollaries? 2015-11-17T16:23:01.300

19 When should we first teach variables in school math? And how? 2015-12-13T11:54:16.777

18 Is there a good way to explain determinants in an elementary linear algebra class? 2014-03-31T21:20:27.243

18 Adult Mathematical Literacy 2014-04-22T01:59:30.977

18 Should I teach Laplace Transforms? How much? 2016-06-13T18:22:24.680

18 Group theory for high schoolers, want the opinion of other educators 2016-07-12T01:51:27.130

17 How to deal with very motivated students having "off-topic" interests? 2014-03-14T09:08:44.010

17 Presenting a solution with a stroke of genius 2014-03-18T22:35:31.270

17 Lesson plan to self-teach real analysis to student with comp-sci background 2014-04-04T22:11:10.697

17 Example "bad proofs"? 2014-05-06T19:43:30.487

17 How can I retain the mathematics that I've supposedly learnt? 2014-10-06T15:11:24.463

17 How to help students bridge the gap between highschool and university mathematics? 2015-03-12T16:48:42.667

17 What is a variable? 2016-03-03T19:56:59.493

16 Questions with "round" answers only? 2014-03-18T17:58:09.240

16 Mathematical problems for preschoolers 2014-03-24T20:37:31.260

16 Rigorous proofs vs. illustrative examples 2014-04-10T19:17:28.310

16 Why use the word Quadratic? 2014-04-28T09:26:45.563

16 What is a number? 2014-07-28T00:03:32.920

16 How to convince students of the integral identity $\int_0^af(x)dx=\int_0^af(a-x)dx$? 2015-03-25T02:42:15.783

16 Why do students only see the last term of a sum abbreviated with an ellipsis? 2015-12-15T23:32:07.583

16 Complex numbers in high school 2016-12-29T21:39:46.727

16 How to invite humanities students to study mathematics? 2017-01-20T02:20:06.750

16 Constructive refutation of student misconception 2017-05-25T10:11:46.860

15 Is required reading of the text effective, and how can it be assessed? 2014-03-15T01:49:35.777

15 Looking for simple "interesting" math problems that cannot be easily solved without algebra 2014-03-16T17:03:39.960

15 Is there any difference between teaching calculus for math and engineering students? 2014-03-27T09:29:08.497

15 Is there any math text reader device to help children who cannot see? 2014-03-29T03:48:56.070

15 Cost and benefits of compartmentalization in k-12 curriculum 2014-07-08T17:48:43.713

15 "Proof" meaning in maths and society 2014-07-26T05:07:48.403

15 How to teach binary numbers to 5th graders? 2014-09-10T21:44:39.983

15 Nontraditional calculus recitations 2015-06-01T02:48:03.237

15 Logic in symbols or words 2015-07-22T18:35:49.630

15 Are precise drawings important in geometry? 2016-02-09T06:37:01.800

15 Reference request for studies on gender in math examples, homework problems, or math exams 2016-05-02T21:31:48.487

15 Inability to work with an arbitrary mathematical object 2018-02-13T23:31:41.207

14 Is Peer Instruction suited to mathematics classroom? 2014-03-21T20:39:57.503

14 Evaluating the reception of (epsilon, delta) definitions 2014-05-05T13:58:03.987

14 Traditional "long" method of multiplication versus grid and partial products -- evidence of better outcomes? 2014-06-19T15:58:43.770

14 Calculation versus writing in mathematics 2014-11-05T12:42:18.747

14 Learning Mathematics with the aid of spaced repetition systems 2014-11-08T15:29:04.673

14 Order of Topics in Introductory Proofs Class 2014-12-29T07:06:24.840

14 Students problems with reasoning, not exactly math 2015-11-13T20:50:33.650

14 Is metacognition ever bad? 2016-04-29T19:12:25.613

13 Why teach back substitution with row reduction? 2014-03-15T16:38:46.050

13 Definitions/proofs that allow "useless" cases? 2014-04-10T18:25:50.053

13 How do I Introduce Converse Theorems in Class? 2014-05-18T19:44:21.470

13 The word "and" rather than "or" 2014-05-29T14:26:55.377

13 Teaching advanced math using books with cartoons 2014-07-19T05:13:07.377

13 When should we get into limits in introductory calculus courses? 2014-09-05T16:28:38.733

13 Immersive attention when learning mathematics 2014-10-25T14:32:43.077

13 How do I make my student understand concepts such as "$x$ divided by $x$"? 2014-11-18T07:41:37.467

13 Students blogging on math 2015-03-04T02:30:50.100

13 What teaching strategies can we learn from this logic puzzle going viral? 2015-04-16T15:40:11.380

13 Impact of philosophy of mathematics upon effectiveness of instructor 2015-09-06T01:50:30.877

13 How to use false theorems or proofs? 2015-11-21T17:21:22.400

13 Is there research for or against such an approach in teaching calculus? 2016-05-04T17:14:18.773

13 How to get through the boring stuff? 2016-09-12T18:54:09.287

13 Problem "seeing" the perimeter of a figure 2017-07-01T18:38:52.123