The Joy of Math

Posted February 2, 2016

by Lensyl Urbano

Regardless, if learning is to be as efficient and deep as possible, it’s essential that it be done freely. That means giving children a voice in which activities to participate, for how long, and also the level of mastery they want to achieve. (“This is the biggest clash with traditional curriculum development,” Droujkova notes.)
— Vangelova (2014): 5-Year-Olds Can Learn Calculus

This article provides a lot of evidence to support the notion that the conceptual aspects of calculus and other “higher level” forms of math should be taught at all age levels, not just at the end of high school or in college.

The presentation below elaborates:

Citing this post: Urbano, L., 2016. The Joy of Math, Retrieved March 27th, 2017, from Montessori Muddle: http://MontessoriMuddle.org/ .
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