TED Talk – Dan Meyer: Math class needs 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”:

Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover | Talk Video | TED.com.

 

Can’t agree more, and it is not only math but in all fields. This is a major issue once at graduate level where you need find by yourself the interesting problems, you get to ask the tough questions and, as a bonus,  you need to solve them yourself.

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