April 16, 2016 Leave a comment
How long does he need to study and work until his dream can become reality?
The photograph courtesy of Roland Sauter
Math and Logic Puzzles
April 10, 2016 Leave a comment
Dan Finkel suggested principles of extraordinary math teaching:
Math can the best of time or the worst of time.
1) Start with a question.
2) Thinking happens only when you have time to struggle.
3) (Teacher), you are not the answer key.
4) Say yes to your students’ ideas.
A marvelous quotation is attributed to the most brilliant scientist of the modern age, Albert Einstein: “Play is the highest form of research.”
May 17, 2015 Leave a comment
Recent World Economic Report reveals the secrets of the best country in education.
Here the short summary goes:
“1. Education and learning must be a respected and admired part of your culture. . .
2. . . teachers and assistants give students the extra attention and support they need to catch up.
3. You need high quality teachers with compassion.”
March 28, 2015 Leave a comment
WHAT IS IT?
Mathematical reasoning is an essential part of literacy.
Literacy is “an individual’s ability to read, write and speak in English, and compute and solve problems at levels of proficiency necessary to function on the job and in society to achieve one’s goals, and develop one’s knowledge and potential.” – American National Literacy Act of 1991
HOW TO GET IT?
Mary Matthews of Blitz Games Studio, UK says ” Exploration, experimentation, team building, problem-solving and independent, personalized, differentiated experiences [will tap into] the full potential games can offer for learning.”