chapter  5
32 Pages

MATHEMATICS COUNTS: BUT NOT FOR THE PUPILS

ByD.Hustler and D.Ashman E.C. Cuff

We like the clear and direct formulation of what Freudenthal takes to be the major problem and, as far as it goes, his candidate solution in terms of developing a methodology which eschews the whole paraphernalia of counting, measuring and producing statistical generalisations in favour of one stressing the need to look at what goes on in the everyday world, here the everyday world of the mathematics classroom.