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"Making Beautiful Music in the Mathematics Classroom" Part I     by Matt DeLong

When you think of teaching technique, you probably think of things like those listed above. These are of course important, and we could easily extend the list. (In fact, here is another way that teaching math is like making music. You have to be good at thinking about many things at once!) In the past several years I have been engaged with Dale Winter of the University of Michigan and Carolyn Yackel of Mercer University in “the scholarship of teaching and learning” to explore some ways of taking “technique” to the next level. Here are two examples from the journal PRIMUS:
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