Mathematical thinking presents teachers and students with new challenges  The Learner'...  7 views

Nigel Coutts on 21 Apr 19The shift away from teaching for the rote memorisation of prescribed methods requires teachers to rethink their approach to the discipline. With this new pedagogy comes a need to understand the processes of mathematical thinking in ways not previously required. When we require our students to be able to reason and problemsolve through unique challenges we also require our teachers to have an understanding of the mathematical moves that their learners are likely to call upon.