
Re: Fractals
Posted:
May 6, 1995 10:29 PM


On Sat, 6 May 1995, Janet V Smith wrote:
> Andrei, > > Regarding what my students learned as a result of exploring fractalsI am > afraid you will have to take my professional observations.
I shall be happy to.
> I do not have > a check off list of what discrete skills my students grew more competent > in, such as long divisions, or time/rate problems. I can tell you that my > students greatly increased their conceptual knowledge of infinity, they > also got a preview of some problems they will revisit in the future. They > displayed perseverance as problem solvers, which I believe strengthens > their ability to solve all problems.
This is especially interesting. Please, please, formulate some of the problems your students solved.
Andrei Toom

