About the talk
Math is a complex, beautiful world of patterns and problem solving, and it has the potential to inspire creativity and innovation in our students. So why do so many students, at a very young age, view Math as an unengaging, uninspiring set of rules and algorithms? In this hands-on talk, discover the power of intentionally-designed provocations to bring joy and excitement back into Math classrooms and inject curiosity, wonder, and connection in students.
Keep two sheets of paper and a pen handy for this session!
Things you’ll learn
- How to actively use provocations to connect different themes in Math and spark a love for learning
- Ways to make Math more approachable and less intimidating for students
- Strategies to help students fall in love with the inquiry process than just focused on finding the right answer