Study Guide for Chapter 4
Mathematicians Make Mistakes
Further information about Poincaré from The Story of Mathematics.
A little primer on Chaos Theory.
If you’re curious about Shiing Shen Chern, here’s a short movie about his life.
Resources related to the classroom examples
Youcubed.org has many resources about how to teach students to welcome mistakes.
Making Mistakes and Equity
Reshma Saujani gave a great TED talk: “Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection.”
If you’d like to investigate Dr. Fern Hunt and share her with your students, this website from Career Girls is a good place to start. Here’s the first video:
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