Beliefs About “Understanding” in Math, Dept. — traditional math

Here are some of many beliefs about “understanding” in math. It was hard to choose from so many candidates, but feel free to add some of your own. We shouldn’t be teaching kids algorithms before they have the conceptual understanding. The belief is that standard algorithms for mathematical operations (like adding/subtracting multidigit numbers, multiplying and […]

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