This web site is an archive that serves as a portal to a collection of challenges and essays devoted to
The Art & Craft of Posing Problems & Making Conjectures Expanding Teachers' and Students'
Mathematical 'Habits of Mind'This archive has two primary goals - - to help
teachers think deeply about aspects of mathematics that they know
and are expected to teach, and - to (re)awaken teachers' own intellectual curiosity and mathematical creativityMy perspective... I believe that the essence of ... ...teaching is posing a provocative & engaging next question at the proper moment ...mathematics is making, exploring, proving & disproving conjecturesand I take it to heart when Georg Cantor says "In mathematics, the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it"going further... For a detailed look at my courses on click hereProblem Posing with Interactive Images To explore a proposed way of distinguishing tasks from skill tasks click hereunderstandingJudah L. SchwartzmathMINDhabits by Judah L. Schwartz is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. |