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Tips Moving From Math Procedures to Understanding


Tips Moving From Math Procedures to Understanding

Good At Math or Good at Memorization? I opened my inbox to the following email this morning: Hi Kyle, Scott Miller here. We met at the DVC Math Conference in February. In reading/watching your presentation "Two Groups of Math Students I Created in My Classroom" have you found students that are Not Good at Memorization, but do not struggle with unfamiliar problems? Have you gotten flack from parents that their child does not learn "that way" because you are "not teaching" them? I have used the terms Good at Procedures and Not Good at Procedures. I have found that by creating more challenges for a student to think through has benefited more of the Not Good at Procedures because they try different things. The Good at Procedures st...


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