Mathematical Communication is a developing collection of resources for engaging students in writing and speaking about mathematics, whether for the purpose of learning mathematics or of learning to communicate as mathematicians.

EMail Flame War Activity

This case study describes an e-mail flame war. Discussion questions guide students to identify why each participant acted as they did and at which stages the flame war could have been diffused. Attribution for the case study goes to Les Perelman, and attribution for the discussion questions goes to Susan Ruff.

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