Saying Yes: Joi Ito’s 9 Principles
Recently, Dan gave a TEDx talk based on the blog post 5 Principles of Extraordinary Math Teaching. In the conversations we had with each other and with other [...]
5 principles of extraordinary math teaching
We’re just finishing up a massive project of creating a supplementary curriculum for Seattle’s Summer School program. We realized that the spirit of the [...]
1-2 Nim Write Up
I’ve been taking some time to write up some lessons, and I’d love to get some feedback. You can click here for a pdf of this lesson on 1-2 Nim. It’s [...]
Can Modesty Cure a Hurry?
It’s happened to every teacher. It’s Thursday, but your students don’t seem to remember Wednesday or Tuesday, and you’ve got three times as much [...]
Doubling Algebra? Or making it work?
I’d call this article, about how doubling the time students spent studying algebra led them to do better in math and also reading and writing(!) a case of [...]
Wolfram, computer-based math, “and making maths beautiful”
I’ve had Conrad Wolfram on my mind for some time. He gave a TED talk on computer-based math a while back, and just gave an updated talk at Learning Without [...]