Monday, October 3, 2011

On Learning and Teaching Math

Recently at the NY Academy of Sciences conference in Aspen, Marcus and I met and had lunch with John Mighton, founder of JUMP Math. Interesting research on the approach suggests that youth have far more potential to succeed at and enjoy learning mathematics than is typically expected. Furthermore, the research indicates that differences in achievement can be reduced by applying principles from cognitive science in the classroom.

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