From Problem to Question to Proof to Problem
We spent the next twenty minutes recollecting the argument and writing it down. It was an amazing accomplishment for a second grader.
I don’t know why it’s taken me so long, but I’ve decided to start teaching the art of inquiry to everyone I tutor. Step 1: all my private students will [...]
My response to the question: What could be done to make math seem less uncool?
Link: My response to the question: What could be done to make math seem less uncool? Here are a few suggestions: 1. Take student questions seriously. In my [...]
One out of three
I recently posed one of my favorite questions of all time to a student I’m tutoring. He’s something of a natural, and got it remarkably quickly. I [...]