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How should mathematics be taught to non-mathematicians?

Mathematical Pedagogy

telescoper reblogged this on In the Dark and commented:

This post from the estimable "Gowers's Weblog" passed me by when it was originally published in 2012, but I saw the link on Twitter and decided to repost it here because it's still topical..

Matematica dis...umana

Che cosa significa essere un genio in matematica? Una volta una mia amica (fisica) mi raccontò di aver avuto questo dialogo con suo fratello (alunno delle elementari): 734 more words


Analysis by Timothy Gowers

Why easy analysis problems are easy
by Timothy Gowers (UK, Fields Medal 1998)

Timothy Gowers is teaching in Cambridge, he wrote the thick volume of “Princeton Math Encyclopedia.” 155 more words

Modern Math

Quick reaction on Gowers' "Why I've joined the bad guys"

Here are some quick comments on the post “Why I’ve joined the bad guys” by Timothy Gowers.  For starters, don’t read only Gowers post, but do go and read as well Orr Shalit’   … 949 more words