FROM THE 1960s: On Learning Mathematics

  • FROM THE 1960s: On Learning Mathematics

    Jerome Bruner
    The article from the December of 1960 describes complex process of learning mathematics from a position of psychologist. The author thoroughly defines the subject of discussion and then focuses on a role of each of  four components of learning: discovery, intuition, translation into language of mathematics and readiness to learn new material. He analyzes every topic providing insights into a learning process and recommendations valuable for educators.