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FROM THE 1960s: On Learning Mathematics

Jerome Bruner 

December 2006, Volume 100, Issue 5, Page 48

Abstract:
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.

Keywords:
Article
Higher Education
Grades 9-12
Higher Education
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Professional Development / Teacher Education