This presenter argues that today’s spoon-fed textbook curriculum is possibly the WORST way to “teach math”.
The nicely sculpted exercises produce students who can squeak by on a test consisting of identical nicely sculpted exercises, but who retain little long-term and can’t reason their way out of a paper lunch bag.
Educationally “it’s the equivalent of turning on Two-and-a-Half men and calling it a day”.
Which is likely another reason OTB chess tournaments are turning into G/60s. No patient problem-solvers left, just people who want to crank out the formula and be done with it.