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Top 20 Math Posts and Pages in 2012

I blog in order to organise what I think. And I don’t think I’m succeeding judging from the range of topics that I have so far written since I started Math for Teaching blog in 2010. Here’s the twenty most popular math posts and pages in this blog for the year 2012. It’s a mix… Read More »

Why it is bad habit to introduce math concepts through their definitions

In my earlier post on the meaning of understanding, I describe understanding of mathematics as making connections: To understand is to make connections. These connections are not done in random.  Concepts are linked with other concepts in order to create a richer image for the new concept that is being learned. To understand therefore is to… Read More »

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