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Conventional Courses are Not Enough for Future High School Teachers

By Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska – Lincoln and Heather Howell, Educational Testing Service Consider how you would respond to two different versions of a question. In the first, you are asked to solve a high school mathematics problem. In the second, some high … Continue reading

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Connections between Abstract Algebra and High School Algebra: A Few Connections Worth Exploring

by Erin Baldinger, University of Minnesota; Shawn Broderick, Keene State College; Eileen Murray, Montclair State University; Nick Wasserman, Columbia University; and Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver. Mathematicians often consider knowledge of how algebraic structure informs the nature … Continue reading

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Active Learning in Mathematics, Part VI: Mathematicians’ Training as Teachers

By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky; Priscilla Bremser, Contributing Editor, Middlebury College; Art Duval, Contributing Editor, University of Texas at El Paso; Elise Lockwood, Contributing Editor, Oregon State University; and Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver. Editor’s … Continue reading

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The Role of Mathematics Departments in the Mathematical Preparation of Elementary Teachers

By Diana White, Contributing Editor, University of Colorado Denver Mathematics departments have long provided the bulk of the mathematics content training for both practicing teachers and those studying to be teachers.  This is a tremendous responsibility, and one that presents … Continue reading

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