Mathematics for Teaching Tag: nature of math

Tag: nature of math

Math Teachers at Play blog carnival #50

When I sign-up to host the May edition of Math Teachers At Play blog carnival organized by Denise of Let’s Play Math blog, I didn’t know it will be its 50th edition. Wasn’t I lucky? It’s a milestone for MTAP. Kudos to the organizer and supporters of MTAP. But I got one little problem. It…

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The nature of math vs the nature of school math

The mathematics experienced by students is so much different from the real nature of math. What a tragedy! What is the nature of mathematics? Mathematics is human. It is part of and fits into human culture. It is NOT an abstract, timeless, tensely, objective reality… Mathematical knowledge is fallible. As in science, mathematics can advance…

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