No field of inquiry grows in the absence of perceived anomalies; neither does the individual develop in a non-problematic environment – S.L. Brown

In his paper Towards a Pedagogy of Confusion, Steven I. Brown very well shows how confusion is not only inherent to doing (and learning) mathematics: it is essential to it. He strongly critique our habitus of hiding and depreciating confusion, and call for a new way of thinking, and doing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *