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6 May [LIST] [*] Preface [*] Study skills for mathematicians [LIST] [*] Sets and functions [*] Reading mathematics [*] Writing mathematics I [*] Writing mathematics II [*] How to solve problems [/LIST] [*] How to think logically [LIST] [*] Making a statement [*] Implications [*] Finer points concerning implications. work has been done, however, on understanding how experts think about and make sense of an unfamiliar mathematical idea as it is first introduced. Just as it cannot be taken for granted that mathematics as a field of study is reflective encapsulated and object-like entities versus a collective store of experiences and . run like heck in the other direction never to return. I would like to see them all - well, can't change the past, so all the ones in the future - lolling about joyfully in the depths. Why doesn't that happen? I think its because we aren't teaching students to swim - we're teaching them to play in rock pools. Traditional mathematics.