Committed to build a mathematically-competent society

We bet on a competency-based learning of mathematical concepts founded on a solid teaching basis

For students…

The maths classroom should be an inspiring environment that invites them to learn and develop their full potential

To do so, it will be necessary to:

 

  • Present the mathematical contents and skills with educational discernment.
  • Respect the different learning paces of the students.
  • Give relevance to the mathematical processes: problem solving, reasoning, connecting, communicating and representing. Without forgetting the contents.

For Innovamat, doing maths is…

Problem solving

Being able to face unknown situations, design strategies to solve them, analyse their possible solutions and think about new questions.

Reasoning and testing

Being able to analyse the situations, make conjectures and check them, deduce and argue the statements we’ve made.

Connecting

Being able to discover the existing relationships between the different ideas and concepts of the mathematical world, or between these and the world around us.

Communicating and representing

Being able to transmit and interpret the mathematical information through any channel: graphic, written, oral, with the help of manipulatives or by technology.

Our mentors

Cecilia Calvo

PhD in Mathematics Education. Maths teacher in Sant Gregori School and professor in Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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David Barba

Emeritus professor of Mathematics Education in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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Laura Morera

PhD in Mathematics Education. Professor in Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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  • “I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand.”
    Chinese proverb
  • “We discover the world through the senses”
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    1712-1778
  • “Help me do it myself”
    Maria Montessori
    1870-1952
  • “The kid is a being that experiments and adapts to its environment”
    Édouard Claparède
    1873-1940
  • “Learning is like a tower. You have to build it step by step”
    Lev Vygotsky
    1896-1934
  • “It is better to solve one problem 5 different ways, than to solve 5 problems one way”
    George Pólya
    1887-1985
  • “The action of learning has snatched the supremacy to the act of teaching”
    Pere Puig i Adam
    1900-1960
  • “I don’t teach them. I let them learn”
    Caleb Gattegno
    1911-1988
  • “We only learn what we discover”
    Maria Antònia Canals
  • “Algorithms should not be the organizers of the curriculum; they should be present, but as problem solvers”
    David Barba Uriach

Start with Innovamat

  • Join the change
  • Make maths a fun subject
  • Contribute to develop a more competent society