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Thoughts on the scope, especially the intended audience, of this site?

For me, "persons actively involved in the teaching of mathematics" include those who are not formally employed as teachers. So I would include tutors as well as mathematics popularizers (such as ...
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Are questions from students learning professional culture counted as on-topic?

First, thank you for moving this to meta! The issue is that the math educators stack exchange is a forum for discussing mathematics education, pedagogy, tactics, ideas and research (that is education ...
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Are questions around simplification in scope?

There is a spectrum of possible tones for this kind of post, from My kid's teachers are incompetent and always giving useless exercises that I can't imagine any purpose for. Here is an example. Am ...
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Are questions around simplification in scope?

It seems to me that the question you plan to ask is on topic in Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange.
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Thoughts on the scope, especially the intended audience, of this site?

I think rather than try to define who belongs on the site, we should instead clarify what questions belong on the site. IMHO, that is: questions about teaching (tutoring, lecturing) mathematics ...
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Thoughts on the scope, especially the intended audience, of this site?

I think it is important to explicitly include people who are teaching themselves, when their question would not fit the math.se site. The internet has opened up so much possibility for people to learn ...
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Scope of the site: educaTION versus educaTOR

Bumping this question. We have had a number of recent questions about 'how do I learn math', in one form or another; this is just one example. Such questions seem, without explicit narrowing, very ...
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