Tag: Problem Solving Strategies
Knowing Versus Understanding: How the Rubik’s Cube Taught Me the Difference
July 3, 2019
Knowing how to perform complex computations quickly and accurately is no longer a particularly useful skill. Jason Batterson, author of our Beast Academy series, explains why through an example with the Rubik’s Cube.
Stop Making Stupid Mistakes
January 1, 2018
You’ve been there. We all have. Maybe you’ve learned how to curb your errors, but if you’re reading this, you probably haven’t cut them down as much as you’d like.
Why It’s So Important to Learn a Problem-Solving Approach to Mathematics
July 15, 2016
Richard Rusczyk describes how much problem solving impacted his high school and college experiences with mathematics and other subjects.