Tag: Advanced Mathematics

  • Structure, Structure, Structure!

    Look at this equality: ( (a + b) + c = a + (b + c) ) , or this one: ( a . (b + c) = a.b + a.c ) .  They are true structurally. In principle, You can just replace one side of the equality with the other side without any extra […]

  • Plan for the Mess!

    “Plan for the mess” is one of my favourite teaching ideas. The idea is to bring students to a point where after a heavy messy work (most of the time calculations and symbol pushing) they say “why I didn’t see that earlier!” Here is how recently I used the idea in my linear algebra class. […]

  • Proof-Generated Definitions!

    Okay, for a long time, I didn’t know what to blog about. Now, I have decided to write about my teaching ideas that take ages to turn into a piece of research. That is why I have started with this strange title for my first blog. The title comes from the exact same phrase coined by […]