Math as a student If your education was anything like my own standard public schooling, the sequence of math education went something like this: 8th-grade was Algebra 1 then you moved through a sequence of Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and finishing with Calculus during your senior year of high school (note, if you were not … More Reforming Math Education in the United States: A Case for Statistics
“Why do we have to learn this?” is the most frustrating question a student can ask a teacher in a couple scenarios: 1) When a student asks the question out of frustration on a skill they have not mastered quickly, or 2) When, as a teacher, you don’t have a better response than “because it is … More Learn a (seemingly) Useless Skill
As I went through middle and high school, if you had asked me what my favorite subject in school, that was no-brainer: English. Least favorite subject? Just as easy: Math. I didn’t like the rigidity I felt in math class, and I didn’t like formulaic way in which many teachers would show you a single … More Re-connect with Math
In 1979 The Buggles declared, with pop-music audacity, that “Video Killed the Radio Star.” In 1981, the declared it absolutely, as the first aired music video on MTV. For a long time it was hard to argue the English pop band’s point, but I am here to say that, for the Renaissance Human, radio may … More Video Killed the Radio Star?
Some ideas and resources for how we interact with learning online. … More How to e-Learn
Originally posted on TED Blog:
No one really wants to talk about the weather. Inspired by TED Talks, here are some questions?to start a better conversation in?any situation.? ? “So, what’s your favorite word?” Who to ask: The chatty person who’s sharing an outlet with you at the coffee shop The basic idea: Dictionaries don’t…