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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Tanton's Principles

"5 key principles of brilliant mathematical thinking" from James Tanton:

http://www.jamestanton.com/?p=1097

It's a 4-part YouTube presentation so set aside some time to watch (under an hr.), but the 5 principles are essentially as follows:

1. visualize
2. employ common sense
3. intellectual curiosity and play
4. understand, don't just memorize
5. know... what you don't know



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