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[Book Review] Thinking mathematically

[Book Review] Thinking mathematically

Bradshaw, Noel-Ann (2010) [Book Review] Thinking mathematically. MSOR Connections, 10 (3). pp. 49-50. ISSN 1473-4869

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I was delighted and honoured to be asked to review this book as the previous edition profoundly influenced my learning and teaching of mathematics. I initially borrowed it from the library as a first year undergraduate during my Chrinsmas vacation and was so amazed by it that I immediately gave a talk on the subject to our newly-formed mathematics society. The notion that 'being stuck is an honourable state' and the concept of 'specialisation' changed my way of working and had an immediate impact on my mathematical learning. Since then, I have used this book as the basis for a first year undergraduate course and frequently refer to it when tutoring my mathematics students.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Book review of Thinking Mathematically by J.Mason, L.Burton, K.Stacey. 2nd edition, 2010. London: Pearson Education Ltd. ISBN 978-0-273-72891-7.
Uncontrolled Keywords: mathematical learning, teaching
Subjects: L Education > LT Textbooks
Q Science > QA Mathematics
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences
School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences
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