So. Consider French-minded

So. Consider this powerful quote in the video from Seymour Papert. If you don’t learn French in French class, they don’t say you’re not “French-minded.” Why do we say kids are not “math-minded?”

Should math class be more like math-land and Squeakland ?

February 9, 2012 : The Daily Papert

Considered from this tweet:

@davidwees: What they teach in school, I like to call, “math,” as opposed to mathematics. Papert via @garystager http://t.co/fih8Zunq #edchat #mathchat

OriginalMessage:

How does your school encourage mathematics engagement?

 

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