The mathematics that engineers, accountants, etc and teachers of mathematics know are different. They should be. There are some engineers, accountants, chemists, etc who become very good mathematics teachers but I’m sure it is not because they have ‘math knowledge for engineering’ for example but because they were able to convert that knowledge to ‘math…

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You always get good ideas from forums (or fora), whatever form they are. If you want great insights about math and science education, try attending a PhD forum or seminar. I’ve just been to one. Following are some of the things I learned from the spirited discussion during the question and answer portion from these…

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Math Teacher at Play (MTAP) #51 is now live in Math Mama Writes …. Really great collection of 51 posts from teachers, lecturers, professors, bloggers, … in the following categories: Arithmetic, Patterns and Logic, Visual Math, Algebra-Geometry-Trigonometry, Puzzles and Games, Notations and Logic, and Breaking News, and may favorite, Teaching Mathematics. I even got two…

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