Mathematics + Pedagogy = Mathagogy
The talk by Angela Duckworth, on the topic of grit, continued the theme from task 7 that success is directly related to the focus and effort of training. She makes the point that children who understand that the brain changes and grows in response to challenges are more likely to persevere when they fail at […]
Is Relational Understanding and Instrumental Knowledge of Mathematics a Continuum or a Dichotomy? You are in a classroom listening to your mathematics teacher going through a maths problem. Without using any mathematical jargon nor formulae the teacher tackles the problem using real life examples and experiences, and you are convinced that you have understood all […]
Maths is currently perceived by a lot of people to be a subject that is a waste of their time. It seems to lack the creativity of other subjects and work wise is considered to be solitary by nature. It seems to lack any application to peoples day to day lives, combine that with people […]
Welcome to Mathagogy
A small open online course exploring the pedagogy of mathematics.