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Monthly Archives: March 2019
By A. Gwinn Royal, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Currently, I am focusing on mitigating “learned helplessness” with respect to the study of mathematics. According to an article on the APA website (https://www.apa.org/monitor/2009/10/helplessness.aspx), newer research on learned helplessness suggests … Continue reading
By Judah L. Schwartz, Harvard University a step in the direction of enhancing mathematical insight for teachers and the students they teach What is the real value of interactive manipulable mathematics software? Many educators see value in hands-on learning. To … Continue reading
By Roger Howe I have been worrying a lot about mathematics education for over a quarter century now. While many university mathematicians who get involved in mathematics education focus on the need for new teaching methods, I have been drawn … Continue reading