Mathematics for Teaching Category: Quotes

Category: Quotes

Churchill on mathematics and mathematics education

The mathematicians concern themselves with doing mathematics at high level of abstraction. The mathematics educator concern themselves with what it is that one does when doing mathematics and what kind of experiences are propitious for a person’s later successes. – P. Thompson. According to Thompson, the following quote is a paraphrase of what Winston Churchill said…

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How is problem solving learned?

Jeremy Kilpatrick just wanted to be honest about it …   Meaning in Mathematics Education (Mathematics Education Library) A Research Companion to Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

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