Great Video on a New Way to Teach Math

Check out Math Teacher Dan Meyer’s critique of contemporary math curriculum and instruction methods. He references an amazing quote from Albert Einstein:

The mere formulation of a problem is far more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skills. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle requires creative imagination and marks real advances in science.

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2 Responses to Great Video on a New Way to Teach Math

  1. Zoe Witzeling says:

    I just watched this video a few days ago! Great ideas for creating motivation in math classes and teaching authentic problem solving. TedTalks are always fun 🙂

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