DigiMat as constructive mathematics with computer invites to
- Students construct/code mathematics with inspiration from a rich pool of examples.
- Students records progress by documenting codes with explanations.
- Students interact by sharing codes with explanations.
- Teacher is relieved from elementary routine instruction.
- Teacher can concentrate on higher level tasks such as:
- encouragement and motivation
- showing techniques and examples
- non-routine instruction on theory, technique and coding.
Traditional teaching with one lecturer speaking to a large audience of students is characterised by:
- Active Teaching: the teacher keeps speaking, writing, walking, shouting, sweating…
- Passive Learning: students sleep, play computer games or talk about the party last night.