# User contributions

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- 22:48, 20 February 2019
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**(+1,167)** . . N Teaching for understanding versus teaching for creation (Created page with "(there might be a more standard term for this distinction) '''Teaching for understanding versus teaching for creation''' refers to the distinction between teaching a learne...") - 03:39, 19 February 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+443) . . N List of problems in mathematical notation (Created page with "This page gives a '''list of problems in mathematical notation'''. The list focuses on problems with the symbolism of mathematics rather than other communication problems/conv...")
- 02:01, 19 February 2019
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**(+830)** . . N Examples in mathematics (Created page with "'''Examples in mathematics''' have different flavor than examples in other disciplines. This is probably because definitions in mathematics are different from definitions...") - 23:21, 15 February 2019
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**(+659)** . . N Combinatorial explosion of questions and errors (Created page with "Non-interactive explanations (e.g. textbooks, blog posts, YouTube videos, in contrast to interactive explanations like classrooms and tutoring) face the problem of '''combinat...") - 02:41, 14 February 2019
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**(+1,258)** . . N Learning from scattered resources (Created page with "By '''learning from scattered resources''' I mean the kind of learning that effective altruists or rationalists do to catch up on the state-of-the-art in EA/rationalist thinki...") - 02:32, 14 February 2019
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**(+554)** . . N Positive and negative example (Created page with "Both ''positive and negative examples''' are useful in learning. Examples: * in math: examples and counterexamples of objects * whitelists vs blacklists * in "Unteachable Ex...") - 23:23, 12 February 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+28) . . N Tim Gowers (Redirected page to Timothy Gowers) (current)
- 22:54, 12 February 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+419) . . N Difficulty of learning mathematics (Created page with "This page is about the '''difficulty of learning mathematics'''. What makes it difficult to learn math? Why does math seem more difficult (in some ways) than other subjects?...")
- 05:30, 9 February 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+158) . . N Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources project (Created page with "==External links== * https://www.cs.nmsu.edu/historical-projects/ * http://web.nmsu.edu/~davidp/hist_projects/ * http://sierra.nmsu.edu/gbezhani/courses.html")
- 04:39, 24 January 2019
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**(+1,300)** . . N Learning through osmosis (Created page with "'''Learning through osmosis''' (also called '''learning by osmosis''', '''learning via osmosis''', and '''osmotic learning''') is the idea that one can learn things through a...") - 20:46, 8 January 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+407) . . N Natural proof (Created page with "In the context of mathematics education, a '''natural proof''' is a proof that contains no ad hoc constructions, instead being a series of obvious steps that leaves one thinki...") (current)
- 20:43, 8 January 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+37) . . N Exposition problem (Redirected page to Open exposition problem) (current)
- 20:42, 8 January 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+284) . . N Open exposition problem (Created page with "'''Open exposition problem''' is a term introduced in contrast to an open research problem. In an open exposition problem, the problem is not to discover or invent a new thing...")
- 20:31, 8 January 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+190) . . N Category:People (Created page with "This category is for pages about people who have some relation to learning and teaching. For example, people who are educators, psychologists who study education, and exposito...") (current)
- 20:30, 8 January 2019
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**(+937)** . . N Timothy Gowers (Created page with "'''Timothy Gowers''' (also known as '''Tim Gowers''' or '''W.T. Gowers''') is a mathematician who has thought extensively about how to think about and teach mathematics. Some...") - 19:59, 8 January 2019 (diff | hist) . . (+259) . . N Tristan Needham (Created page with "'''Tristan Needham''' is a mathematician and the author of ''Visual Complex Analysis''. ==List of recommendations of ''Visual Complex Analysis''== * https://christopherolah....")
- 19:51, 8 January 2019
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**(+1,001)** . . N John Stillwell (Created page with "'''John Stillwell''' is a mathematician who has written several books on the history of mathematics and how different fields of mathematics interact. From the preface of ''Ma...") - 22:13, 7 January 2019
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**(+747)** . . N String replacements of code words (Created page with "Occasionally when learning through a book, there are certain "code words" where one should perform a string replacement of the "code word" with some different phrase or list o...") - 21:56, 7 January 2019
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**(+887)** . . N Remembering mathematics (Created page with "==Notes== From Tao's ''Analysis I'': <blockquote>The subject matter [real analysis] is too vast to force the students to memorize the definitions and theorems, so I would no...") - 21:44, 7 January 2019
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**(+1,307)** . . N Memorization in mathematics (Created page with "Broadly speaking, there seem to be two "schools of thought" regarding memorization in mathematics, as well as a third "default position": {| class="sortable table" |- ! Name...")

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