Anschewski
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• Hanover, Germany

Many good arguments have been presented. I would like to add that working with the decimal expansion does require much less understanding of what a real number is. The decimal expansion gives you ...

There will be definitely some material on assessment in school. Since my research focus is on tertiary education, I present some resources from calculus and post-calculus: Abramovitz, B., Berezina, M....

I've discussed this several times with other education researchers and it does not seem easy. A learning style (or maybe thinking style) should scarcely depend on the knowledge someone has or ...

Your question will not have a research-based answer. You assume that there is a determinable "fraction of the population" that "is incapable of learning algebra, even with repeated effort and ...

Whenever I want to fill time with kids, simple reverse-problems come to my mind. Imagine a number, say 5. Which computation might lead to "5"? One might start with 2+3. That's right, let's see if they ...

To me it is clearly a definition. Maybe, in addition to Behzad's post have one more idea: What if $a=0$? Then $a^n=0$ for positive values of $n$. So $3^0, 2^0, 1^0$ all equal $1$ wheras $0^3, 0^2, 0^1$...