Mathematical abilities and mathematical skills

Borovik, Alexandre and Gardiner, Tony (2007) Mathematical abilities and mathematical skills. [MIMS Preprint]

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The concept of mathematical abilities is not something that is frequently discussed. At the personal level, however, almost every mathematician and mathematical educator has relatively firm views on the subject. In this document, we summarise less disputed aspects of the highly complex phenomenon and some of its immediate implication for the educational policy.

Item Type: MIMS Preprint
Additional Information: The document was prepared fot the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions Conference 2006, Cambridge, England, 22--28 July 2006,
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mathematical education, mathematical abilities
Subjects: MSC 2010, the AMS's Mathematics Subject Classification > 97 Mathematics education
PACS 2010, the AIP's Physics and Astronomy Classification Scheme > 00 GENERAL PHYSICS > 01 Communication, education, history, and philosophy
Depositing User: Prof Alexandre Borovik
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 18:18

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