Take It To The Mat

A newsletter addressing the finer points of mathematics instruction

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Topic Level Date of Issue
Array Models for MultiplicationElementaryOctober 16, 2000
Associative and Commutative PropertiesElementaryDecember 3, 2001
Breaking Down Rules of ExponentsMiddleJanuary 22, 2002
Casting Out NinesElementaryNovember 27, 2000
Casting Out NinesMiddleMarch 12, 2001
Changing Fractions to DecimalsElementaryFebruary 2005
Common Denominators IMiddleJanuary 2006
Comparing Fractions IMiddleOctober 2005
Comparing Fractions IIMiddleNovember 2005
Comparing Fractions IIHighNovember 2005
Comparing Fractions IIIMiddleDecember 2005
Divisibility Rules, Part IMiddleMarch 26, 2001
Divisibility Rules, Part IIMiddleApril 23, 2001
Division by FractionsElementaryMarch 20, 2000
Division with ZeroElementaryMarch 6, 2000
Fact Families and Equation SolvingElementaryOctober 22, 2001
Factors, Multiples, Primes, and CompositesElementaryApril 24, 2000
Interpreting ‚..Less Than‚.Ě and ‚..Is Less Than‚.ĚElementaryOctober 2, 2000
MIsapplications: TemperatureHighDecember 2004
Modeling Subtraction IElementaryMarch 2005
Modeling Subtraction IIElementaryApril 2005
Multiplication Property of ZeroElementaryFebruary 18, 2002
Multiplication, Area, and the Distributive PropertyElementaryMarch 19, 2001
Number Sense vs. AlgorithmsElementaryMarch 5, 2001
Opposites and InversesHighFebruary 12, 2001
Opposites and InversesMiddleFebruary 12, 2001
Proportional Reasoning IIIMiddleMarch 2005
Proportional Reasoning IVMiddleApril 2005
Ratio, Rate, and SlopeMiddleNovember 26, 2001
Reading of Numbers and the Word AndElementaryFebruary 7, 2000
Rounding and Estimation IElementaryOctober 2005
Rounding and Estimation IIElementaryNovember 2005
Rounding and Estimation IIIElementaryDecember 2005
Rounding and Estimation IVElementaryJanuary 2006
Rules of ExponentsHighMay 15, 2000
Scientific Notation, Part IMiddleNovember 6, 2000
Scientific Notation, Part IIMiddleNovember 20, 2000
Smorgasbord of MisconceptionsElementaryApril 30, 2001
Square Roots of Negative NumbersMiddleDecember 2004
Writing RemaindersElementaryJanuary 2005
Zero Product PropertyMiddleMarch 4, 2002