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For Your Information: August 2006
August 2006, Volume 100, Issue 1, Page 78
"Classic Mind Benders," "Mathematics in
Service to the Community: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in the
Mathematical Sciences," "Mathematics for ESL Learners,"
"Reality Conditions," "Surfaces: Explorations with
Sliceforms," "Sliceforms: Mathematical Models from Paper
Sections," "TI-89 Graphing Calculator for Dummies," and
"Teaching College Algebra: Reversing the Effects of Social Promotion"
are reviewed in this month’s issue of Mathematics Teacher. These texts discuss
topics as diverse as puzzles, undergraduates tutoring in mathematics,
strategies for teaching ELS learners, mathematical fiction, sliceforms, using
the TI-89 graphing calculator, and teaching non-traditional students. For Your
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