Archives by Tag 'problem-solving'

TED Talks: Math Class Needs a Makeover

By admin - Last updated: Monday, January 17, 2023

Intriguing talk by Dan Meyer: “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.”

George Polya (1887-1985) Twenty Five Years On

By admin - Last updated: Monday, October 18, 2022

A moving reminiscence of George Polya, arguably the father of problem solving in mathematics.