tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post7859677320086169592..comments2014-01-12T10:46:48.153-07:00Comments on The Geomblog: LEGO and math teachingSuresh Venkatasubramaniannoreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-57050978526877395142013-01-11T02:22:46.834-07:002013-01-11T02:22:46.834-07:00You're completely right: elementary math is mo...You're completely right: elementary math is most of the times a bunch of recipes and routine computations. The BIG problem is that most elementary teachers firmly believe that all math is like that .. <br />In the last two years, my teaching is in the Education school, teaching elementary mathematics to prospect elementary school teachers, and I'm more and more convinced that in Spain (and in a lot of places) we have a big problem with that.Ramos Frailehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11946535956379584156noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-41109491414886373102013-01-10T16:25:47.379-07:002013-01-10T16:25:47.379-07:00Of course. My wife is absolutely convinced that ma...Of course. My wife is absolutely convinced that mathematics is about "numbers" and is "boring".<br /><br />Despite years of living together, I don't think I have been able to convey what mathematics really is.<br /><br />We have really seriously screwed things up.<br /><br />Daniel Lemirehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/01566622051558391310noreply@blogger.com