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Author Archives: James Sheldon
Although I am a mathematics education graduate student and am not required to take mathematics courses as a part of my PhD, I had the opportunity to take several mathematics graduate courses this summer as part of a Mathematics Graduate … Continue reading
One of the things that mathematics educators often talk about is the idea of teaching the norms of the discipline of mathematics to students, starting at a fairly young age. In Jo Boaler and Cathlee Humphreys’ book Connecting Mathematical Ideas: … Continue reading
In my previous post, I discussed how to adapt a problem that you have found in order to make the problem groupworthy. One of the important things to consider when adapting real-world problems is to avoid giving step-by-step instructions and formulas … Continue reading