Timothy Gowers

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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 of Gowers' contributions to the genre of teaching about mathematics and teaching mathematics:

Some ideas in mathematics education that have been invented or discussed by Gowers:

  • Just-do-it proof
  • "Let" trick
  • Fake difficulty