“There are two words that are really important to mathematicians — conjectures and counterexamples.”
Using conjectures and counterexamples in your classroom, invites your students to prove you wrong. This inspires students to break down the process of problem-solving and be unafraid to be wrong themselves.
In this video, Dan talks about how to introduce these concepts to your class.
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