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Tag Archives: Math Education
Applying the InquiryOriented Approach in teaching Math Courses
The InquiryOriented (IO) Approach and Advanced Mathematical Thinking (AMT) processes play an important role in improving undergraduate math education. IO approach and AMT processes act as a new movement of modern math education based on the methods used in math … Continue reading
The Role of Generalization in Advanced Mathematical Thinking
Generalization and abstraction both play an important role in the minds of mathematics students as they study higherlevel concepts. In the second chapter of the Springer book Advanced Mathematical Thinking, Tommy Dreyfus defines generalization as the derivation or induction from something particular to something … Continue reading
Mathematics and Dance: Enhancing Understanding Through Movement
A guest post by Jenna Jensen: Erik Stern and Karl Schaefer discuss the crosscurricular possibilities with math and the art of movement and dance in their video, Math Dance. I think it is appropriate to ask in what ways can … Continue reading
Daily Quizzes: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly—Part 1
This past semester, I decided to do something crazy—I gave my students a quiz (nearly) every day of class. You can imagine that my students weren’t nearly as excited as I was about this plan. In case you’re looking for … Continue reading
Computers in Math Education
A guest post by Kyle Cluver: In Conrad Wolfram’s video, Teaching kids real math with computers, he discusses the interesting topic of mathematics in education versus real world mathematics. He argues that math education is all about calculating and that this … Continue reading
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