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Creativity in the classroom

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What is creativity? Is there a single definition?

Creativity involves the generation of new ideas, new concepts or associations. Doing things differently than usual, or simply show them from a different point of view, is already in many cases create something new. That is, it is not always necessary to invent something that does not exist. Continue reading

“Matemarketing” in the classroom bringing mathematics to the real world

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Mathematics is present among all subjects as tough cookie, the difficult subject, one that does not really know what is going to serve and sometimes has no apparent direct application. Either by tradition or perhaps because really there is some truth in it. ¿Square roots? ¿Algebraic expressions? Functions? ¿Equations? “And that to me is going to serve?” Are questions that we have had to face in class more than once. And with good reason: lack some marketing math to “sell” something better. Continue reading