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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Vinner, Shlomo. Mathematics, education, and other endangered species. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018] (OCoLC)1028942229 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Shlomo Vinner |

ISBN: | 9783319900353 3319900358 |

OCLC Number: | 1099687039 |

Description: | 1 online resource |

Contents: | 1. Is Mathematics Required in Real-Life Situations?- 2. What is Mathematics for?- 3. Can Scientific Thinking help us cope with our Existential Problems? Can Religious Thinking help us cope with our Existential Problems?- 4. Concept Formation in Mathematics: Concept Definition and Concept Image -- 5. The Misconception Fallacy, the Pseudo-conceptual and the Pseudo-analytical Behaviors in Mathematical Contexts -- 6. The Pseudo-conceptual Behavior in Contexts Outside the Mathematics Classroom -- 7. Can E-learning (Computer-Based Learning) Replace Teacher-Student Individual Communication?- 8. What is Mathematics?- 9. The Role of Examples in the Learning of Mathematics and in Everyday Thought Processes -- 10. Imagination Acts -- 11. The Wonders of Infinity and its Weirdness -- 12. Mathematics, Educational Values, and Intellectual Values -- 13. What Are Elementary Mathematics Teachers Expected to Know? -- 14. Proofs by Contradiction or Isn't this an Absurdity?- 15. Visually Moderated Sequences -- 16. Common Sense Versus Science and Theology -- 17. Rationality -- P1. About the Subtitle "From Intuition to Inhibition" -- P2. The Potential Readers of The Book -- P3. An Opportunity for a Corrective Experience for Those who Carry ENgative Memories from Their Mathematics Learning in School -- P4. About Reflection. |

Series Title: | Mathematics in Mind |

Responsibility: | Shlomo Vinner. |

### Abstract:

This book examines the critical roles and effects of mathematics education. The exposition draws from the author's forty-year mathematics career, integrating his research in the psychology of mathematical thinking into an overview of the true definition of math.
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