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What constructivist mathematics is not …

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: November 5, 2010

Over at Parenting is Political, @northTOmom has written a recent post:  THIS MATH DEPRESSES ME. Part of what concerns @northTOmom is what she identifies as “constructivist” math. Here is what she writes: “So why do I object to constructivist math? One reason is that it is, by-design, non-incremental or “spiral”: its textbooks jump around from […]