# 13 Rules That Expire

This 8-page article from Teaching Children Mathematics discusses how overgeneralizing commonly accepted ... (more)

This 8-page article from Teaching Children Mathematics discusses how overgeneralizing commonly accepted practices, using imprecise vocabulary, and relying on tips and tricks that do not promote conceptual mathematical understanding can lead to misunderstanding later in students’ math careers. The authors provide a table of some "expired" mathematical language and suggest more appropriate alternatives. (less)

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Engineering
- Education
- Material Type:
- Instructional Material
- Reference
- Teaching and Learning Strategies
- Provider:
- Maryland Public Television
- Provider Set:
- Mathlanding: Elementary Mathematics Pathway
- Author:
- Barbara J. Dougherty
- Karen S. Karp
- Sarah B. Bush