Category Archives: Cognitive Load

Abstraction is chunking abstracting right is math foundations

Abstraction is chunking information into definitions, axioms, precise theorems, proofs and examples. Chunking at the right spots is what math foundations does.  Math foundations finds where one idea or concept or procedure ends and another begins. If the chunking is … Continue reading

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Confusion Load, Cognitive Load Constructivism and Fractional Democracy

In fractional democracy, every application of fractions or idea of what fractions means are pushed at students as all being equal in structure and logic and worth.  Applying fractions is the same as a concept of what they mean in … Continue reading

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