# Reply To: 1.2 – SHARE: Math Myths and Truths

Mathematics is Computation. I see this as accurate as both a student and a teacher. There is computation involved.

Math is just memorizing rules. As a student, I would agree, but as a teacher I see there is more than just memorization.

You are either good at math or bad at math. Again, as a student I would have said yes, but as a teacher, I would say anyone could improve their math skills.

Math is just about getting the right answer. Again, as a student I would have said yes, but as a teacher, I would say the process is just as important in math.

Math is creative. As a student I would disagree but as a teacher, I see it.

Math is exploration. As a student, I wouldn’t have thought this, but as a teacher, I agree.

There are many ways to problem solve. Again, as a student, I wouldn’t have thought this, but as a teacher, I agree.

Mistakes help our learning. Again, as a student, I wouldn’t have thought this, but as a teacher, I agree.