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Why mathematics classes need a makeover

Why mathematics classes need a makeover

Today’s math curriculum is teaching students to expect – and excel at – paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems: formulating them. At TEDxNYED, Dan Meyer shows classroom-tested math exercises that prompt students to stop and think.

Ted Talks on education are two-a-penny, but this one is certainly worth a look:



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