Mathematics + Pedagogy = Mathagogy
After having read Boaler’s article, I have to admit that I think my views on setting students may be seen as a little backwards. As a younger person I’m supposed to be full of hope that we can revolutionalise teaching and make big changes to improve it for the next generation. However, if I’m 100% […]
Whilst viewing both the video by Duckworth and reading Boaler’s article, I began to think about the concept of motivation and belief. My belief in the concept of belief is paramount, (if it wasn’t I’d be in trouble) but seriously I always feel that the belief of the ability to succeed a task is key […]
Perhaps GRIT defined by Angela Duckworth as “passion and perseverance for very long-term goals, having the stamina, sticking with your future day-in day-out, not for the week, not for the month, but for years”. This is somehow not compatible, almost a contradiction, to our modern society which tends to have or meet the goals set […]
Welcome to Mathagogy
A small open online course exploring the pedagogy of mathematics.