Writing in Mathematics

Writing in Mathematics

I captured some ideas about writing in math classes several years ago on a wiki for a class I was taking (Teaching Transactive Writing). It is interesting as I looked through my Google Analytics account today that that wiki continues to be one of the most visited...

What number is 1000 less than 18,294?

I’ m reading Steve Leinwand’s Accessible Mathematics and he poses this question as a bell-ringer or review question for a chapter that was covered a month ago. He points out that making sure that students understand place value is critical but it’s not about one...