Chapter 11: Mathematicians Prove

Study Guide for Chapter 11

Marcus du Sautoy’s full essay: How Mathematicians Are Storytellers and Numbers Are the Characters

Cultivating Skepticism: Convince Yourself, Convince a Friend, Convince a Skeptic

What Counts as Proof?

Knocking on Proof’s Door: Justifications with Younger Students

Math as a Verb

Zager, Tracy J. 2017. Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You’d Had: Ideas and Strategies from Vibrant Classrooms. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers. Page 305.


Proof and Equity