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From Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover

Hat tip to Bob Scribner for this link. See Dan Meyer’s TED talk; he’s a wonderfully provocative blogger and full-time mathematics teacher. I very much like his five points about mathematics teaching (really any teaching) at the talk’s end: Use … Continue reading

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Mucking around

I want to attend Gever Tulley’s Tinkering School, a summer camp during which kids build things. Here’s his TED talk on the place: It reminds me of what a former colleague said once about elementary school science class – at … Continue reading

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