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For Your Information: August 2006

 

August 2006, Volume 100, Issue 1, Page 78

Abstract:
"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 Information is a regular department of the journal that aims to review books, media, and other products.

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Achievement Gap
English Language Learners (ELL)
Calculators
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Higher Education
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