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My Mathematics History
A look at an individual's past experience with mathematics.
# 129456 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Education (General) , Mathematics (General)

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This essay is an exploration of an individual's past experience with mathematics, both positive and negative. The goal of this exercise to to assist the new teacher in understanding how their opinions of math have been formed and how to better assist their students excel in the discipline. The essay ends with the individual identifying how these experiences have contributed to the teacher he will become.

From the Paper:

"My earliest memory of mathematics was in grade two. I was in an open concept school and our class worked in groups of four; our desks turned in. We were asked to complete one of our first math assignments which was to answer three basic addition and three basic subtractions questions. I remember struggling with this and not having an eraser that day so my page was messy. The others in my group appeared to have much neater worksheets and I felt embarrassed and stupid. I was sure that I would do badly on this assignment. However, when I received my page back after being marked,..."

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