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Paul Lockhart

4.25 of 5 Votes: 3
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A Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form (2009)
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English
4.27 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: The notion that mathematics is an art from seems a bit pretentious. Math is about calculating stuff. Or that's what I thought two days ago.It only takes a few minutes of this book to be completely convinced that the way we are thought mathematics is utterly wrong. Math isn't abou...
Contro l'ora di matematica : un manifesto per la liberazione di professori e studenti (2010)
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English
4.27 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: a clear, well argued, commendable cri de coeur, to be sure; 5 stars for the indictment but maybe two for the solutions. it's true that the way we teach HS math is intellectually bankrupt. Lockhart's solution is math for math's sake - an un-curricilum built around puzzles and game...
Mathematician's Lament: How School Cheats Us Out of Our Most Fascinating and Imaginative Art Form (2009)
language
English
4.27 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Overall, I enjoyed reading this book and definitely agreed with the problems and concerns he pointed out about the modern-day math curriculum. His apprehensiveness was based on how the modern-day system relays mathematics as RIGID formula usage and "monkey" repetition, which dem...
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