Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Minsky, Marvin ( Feb 16, 2008), What makes Mathematics hard to learn?, Retrieved on 2016-02-05
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    05 FEB 2016

     The Problem with How We Teach Math

    Why do some children find Math hard to learn?  I suspect that this is often caused by starting with the practice and drill of a bunch of skills called Arithmetic—and instead of promoting inventiveness, we focus on preventing mistakes.  I suspect that this negative emphasis leads many children not only to dislike Arithmetic, but also later to become averse to everything else that smells of technology. It might even lead to a long-term distaste for the use of symbolic representations. ...
    Folksonomies: education mathematics
    Folksonomies: education mathematics
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