Tag Archives: expert vs novice

Doing problem solving

I like these graphs which show how a mathematician and a typical student solve a problem. The first two graphs were from the post “Some research discoveries”. The last one is mine, on teachers time-line graph in doing problem solving. This is how mathematicians solve problems: This is how a typical student solves problems:

To understand mathematics is to make connection

I’m sharing in this post some of the “theories” underpinning the lessons, learning tasks, and math teaching ideas that I blog here.  This is part of the literature review of my dissertation titled “A Framework of Growth Points in Students Developing Understanding of Function”. If you are a researcher and wants to see the references,… Read More »

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