Reply To: 1.2 – SHARE: Math Myths and Truths
As a student:
I believed either you were good at math or not. I was not good at math.
I was told I needed to just memorize the rules.
I was told we learn from our mistakes.
I did not believe math was an exploration or creative.
I did believe it was all about getting the right answer.
As an educator:
I believe anyone can master math though it comes easier for some.
I still feel you need to memorize math rules.
I know we learn mistakes.
I know that creativity and exploration is important in mastering math problems. You can solve a problem more than one way.
I feel learning the process is more important than just getting the correct answer.