Supporting Mathematical Thinking through the Eight Cultural Forces  The Learner's Way  14 views

Nigel Coutts on 28 Jul 19At the heart of mathematics are a set of connected thinking dispositions. The mathematician uses these dispositions as the cognitive tools of their trade. While the traditional imagining of mathematics might be all about the accurate application of wellrehearsed algorithms and processes, in the real world of mathematics, it is all about the thinking. As we consider what our students need from their mathematical education, we should not overlook the importance of these dispositions.