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Booster Math

Posted by dalia1 at Sat, 10/31/2020 - 19:26.

Author: J.P. Das

E mail: j.p.das@ualberta.ca

All of us who have tried our hand in helping our children, and grand-children with math have experienced how frustrating it is not to be able to use procedures out of the context that was provided by the teacher.

‘No, grandpa, that’s not the way my teacher told me how to do this’

‘Tell me if in this problem, I should use subtraction or division, then I can do it’

Examples like the above illustrate the narrowness of math learning procedures without understanding.

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