Unanswered Questions

45 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange featured in the Math Forum's newsletter

Earlier this week, I was contacted via email by Richard Tchen from Math Forum @ Drexel. He asked me for some example questions to highlight in this week's newsletter. I pointed him to the meta ...
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Vote early and vote often!

This is copied from Scott Morrison's post on meta.latexSE: I'm a moderator from MathOverflow, and this "question" is actually unsolicited advice, based on our experience from the initial launch of ...
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We're leaving beta!

On December 16, 2021, Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange (along with 58 other sites) is leaving beta! (I'm sorry, I couldn't think of a question for this post.)
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Guideline Request: Posting personal/identifiable information

There's been some discussion in the comments of a recent MESE question, concerning what posted information might constitute a FERPA (or other privacy-act) violation. Does Mathematics Educators Stack ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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100% Questions Answered

This most likely won't last long, but it is nice to see. We need to improve the number of questions and visits, but we have a perfect answer score! Great job, everyone!
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Mathematics Education Research: A Guide for the Research Mathematician

Since a lot of the users at MESE come from MSE or MO (or, more generally, have a background in Mathematics rather than Mathematics Education) I thought it might be helpful to link to the following ...
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Changes that will occur when public beta starts in the next day or two

Edit (3/24/14): A stackexchange employee has confirmed in chat that the site will go public tomorrow or Wednesday. When public beta starts (hopefully in the next week), several important things will ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Education questions on Mathematics SE

A few times lately I've noticed questions like this one coming up om Mathematics SE: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/3086468/result-of-multiplication-having-zeroes-after-the-decimal Despite ...
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Proliferation of Fake Accounts

There is a theme to some of the new user accounts on MESE. I believe that this is not specific to Math Educators, but is rather a larger problem across StackExchange. Still, I thought it was worth ...
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How to avoid opinion-based down-votes with an objective question?

In the comments for JoeTaxpayer's answer to this question about the "appropriateness" of assigning extra credit homework, some users have begun to discuss down-votes that seem to be based upon ...
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How do I edit a question to make it better?

I think "Why are most math textbooks so uninspiring; unless you already like Math?" is a good question. It's closed because 5 people marked it "unclear what you're asking". I'd like to edit it to make ...
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Guide to using the 'favorite button' (the star under the vote count of a question)

When viewing a question, under the question's vote count is a star button. Clicking that button marks that question as a 'favorite'. Marking a question as a favorite has no effect on that question. ...
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Ways to contribute to Math Educators Stackexchange

When you are new to Stackexchange, it can be hard to know what all you can and should do at first. Here are some ideas: Posting. Everyone who comitted to this site is encouraged to make 10 posts (...

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