A Mathematician’s Lament

(Originally posted at http://joelnoche.multiply.com/journal/item/82/A-Mathematicians-Lament on December 15, 2011 5:21 AM)

In 2002, Paul Lockhart wrote a 25-page critique of current mathematics education (a pdf version of which can be found here) that was published as a 140-page book in 2009.  Keith Devlin talked about it in 2008 here and here.

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