Summative Self-Assessment

May 19th, 2015
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Since my early educational days in school, I had no interest in mathematics problem solving because i hated dealing in numbers. No matter how much I tried to put my focus in the subjects like trigonometry and differentiation problems, no plan seemed to work properly.

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Summative Self-AssessmentSignificant Learning ExperiencesExperience Number 1Since my early educational days in school, I had no interest in mathematics problem solving because i hated dealing in numbers. No matter how much I tried to put my focus in the subjects like trigonometry and differentiation problems, no plan seemed to work properly. I was below average till 7th grade. My mathematics course instructor Mr. John in 8th grade inspired me to enjoy mathematical problems. He would enter the class and had this charismatic personality that everybody wanted to listen to his words. His words used to flow out of his mouth with pure clarity and he used to cover whole class room with such gaze that every student felt that the instructor was talking to him/her. Apart from this enthusiasm, Mr. John had this great habit of starting every lecture with a real world mathematical problem and asking us to answer without number. We used to face problems solving the problem without mathematical calculations and this always used to leave a particular curiosity in us with the solution of the problem. Gradually, Mr. John would build brick by brick onto the problem using mathematical formulas and techniques. He was polite and empathetic towards the situations of students. He would joke around with objective goals and moral stories at the end of each joke. The classroom activities were so much fun, easily understandable and applicable in daily life that I started to take interest i

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