In praise of problem-solving: Dan Meyer speaks

Here’s a fascinating video clip we found on the TED site…  Dan Meyer is a Maths teacher in the US and gives a passionate defence of problem-solving as the way to teach:

Dan Meyer - TED talk - click to play

Problem-solving , alongside functional maths, is exactly what the new Maths specifications in the UK are all about.  Click here for more info about AO2 and AO3

Oh, and here’s a short, tongue-in-cheek video that we made, explaining problem-solving: Zen and the Art of AO3

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