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Beginning Pre-Calculus for Game Developers by Boris Meltreger, John P. Flynt

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Computer Games and Classrooms

When it comes to the conversation math provides, many people know only silence or something near silence. It is not even a conversation in a foreign language for these people. It is not a conversation at all. They have abandoned it because they have learned that they do not do it well and therefore should not do it at all.

In many classrooms, math is taught in a non-conversational, exclusionary way. People who do well with such studies find such settings perfectly comfortable. They do not learn what they cannot do. Others find the case the complete opposite. They learn only what they cannot do.

An alternative approach to the classroom would be to make it so that each day the goal is to find something everyone can ...

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