M316KSection 1.1-Adaptive Beliefs: It helps students approach math with a positive and confident atti-tude.-Maladaptive Beliefs: It prevents them from thinking of learning as an evolving and en-joyable process.-The idea of pattern permeates all fields of mathematics.-Math is needed to answer questions about dimension (3D), quantity (“how many”), un-certainty (“how long will I live?”), shape (quilts), and change (in population)-Process Standards: refers to Standards 6-10. They are “the standards that cut across all content areas in mathematics and that should be alive in virtually every lesson”. -People use mathematics for various purposes:-To persuade a boss that our idea will make money-To persuade a potential customer that our product will save money-To predict--tomorrow’s weather or who will win the election←Section 1.2-Problem Solving:-Grope-and-Hope: random trial and error-Guess-Check-Revise: active thinking in trial and error-
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