

Conceptual Mathematics
 promoting mathematics as a conceptual tool, not limited
to procedural thinking
 also promoting the educational reform necessary to help
students see math as a creative way of thinking


modified
5/27/2009 

The
two principal purposes of mathematics
Internal 

External 

Mathematics is a tool for understanding yourself.
 What am I good at?
 How do I learn?
 How do I figure things out?
 What things confuse me?
 What do I enjoy learning?


Mathematics is a tool for understanding
the world around you.



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Our
Four Approaches to Math Concepts
Lesson outlines for teachers K  12



My musings about where math conjectures



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us understand the world



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in this discussion.




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