Dan Meyer:
Math class needs a makeover

TEDxNYED · 11:39 · Filmed Mar 2010

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 shows classroom-tested math exercises that prompt students to stop and think.

Dan Meyer is exploring the way we teach teachers to teach kids. Full bio