Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: June 8, 2012

Changing Pre-Service Elementary Teachers’ Attitudes to Algebra Educators of pre-service elementary teachers face a constant challenge: their students’ limited understanding of what constitutes mathematics and a mathematical approach to problems. Pre-service elementary teachers’ attitudes to mathematics are generally instrumental, viagra focussed on formulas and correct answers. Here are some illustrative remarks from our students: “… […]

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: January 13, 2012

Ben Vitale (@BenVitale on Twitter) recently made the elementary and lovely observation that x Some people asked why this is so, and the answer, simple as it is, makes a nice middle or high school problem First let’s think about what’s happening here. The numerators of these fractions are sums of the first few odd […]