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Educators need to be aware of this problem and accept that the traditional methods of teaching mathematics, specifically algebra, are too focused on intangible concepts.... [tags: Mathematics Education Essays] Effective Teaching - Introduction “Those that can, do. The problem with a class discussion as a teaching method is that not everyone will participate – some students may feel uncomfortable sharing their thoughts in such a large group.

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