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When teaching maths methodology courses, I usually ask my students, who are pre-service teachers, to reflect on how they learned maths, what teaching methods engaged them most, what practices they enjoyed and what they didn’t. I also ask them to identify what they, as young students of mathematics, did well and what they failed at.

Most of their complaints focus on the traditional maths teaching methods practised by their maths teachers, where information has been dumped into their brains, and...

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