Teaching and Learning Maths

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Piaget & Vygotsky In 90 Seconds
Added 915 Views / 0 LikesCompares the developmental learning theories of Piaget and Vygotsky. The video was made for a graduate education class at Texas Tech University to assess student comprehension of these two theories, and demonstrate that comprehension in 90 seconds or less

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Arthur Benjamin: Teach Statistics Before Calculus!
Added 975 Views / 0 Likeshttp://www.ted.com Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is n...

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Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover
Added 1,074 Views / 0 LikesToday's math curriculum is teaching students to expect  and excel at  paintbynumbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems: formulating them. At TEDxNYED, Dan Meyer shows classroomtested math exercises that prompt

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David Hoffman: Catch Sputnik mania!
Added 915 Views / 0 LikesFilmmaker David Hoffman shares footage from his featurelength documentary Sputnik Mania, which shows how the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik in 1957 led to both the space race and the arms race  and jumpstarted science and math education around the w

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Neil Turok: 2008 TED Prize wish: An African Einstein
Added 752 Views / 0 Likeshttp://www.ted.com  Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, physicist Neil Turok speaks out for talented young Africans starved of opportunity: by unlocking and nurturing the continent's creative potential, we can create a change in Africa's future. Turok asks the

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What is a Good Teacher?
Added 990 Views / 0 LikesIn the opening debate of a new series of Education Matters Debates with Teach First Sir Michael Wilshaw HMCI, Matthew Taylor, Peter Hyman, Ndidi Okezie and Gillian Hargreaves ask: what will it take to ensure that every child, regardless of socioeconomic

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Conrad Wolfram  Making Maths Beautiful
Added 805 Views / 0 LikesConrad Wolfram, Mathematician Founder, Wolfram Research Europe. The importance of math to jobs, society and thinking has exploded over the last few decades. Meanwhile, math education has gotten stuck or has even slipped backward. Why has this chasm opened