Teaching mathematicians shouldn't be like programming a computer  The Learner's Way  4 views

Nigel Coutts on 16 Dec 18Traditional methods of teaching maths have more in common with how we programme a computer that what we might do if we wanted to engage our students in mathematical thinking. We shouldn't be overly surprised then when our students consider mathematics to be all about learning a set of rules that they need to apply in the right order so as to output the correct response. But is there a better way?