Mathematics for Teaching Category: Math videos

Category: Math videos

Teaching mathematics by visual scaffolding

Visual scaffolding is a natural support to learning mathematics since most mathematical concepts are first distilled visually i.e. a concept is conceived as having a specific visual beginning, and a defined visual progression. As the concept progresses, numbers are incrementally engaged in translating the visuals into numerical information. The visual connections are designed to make…

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The surprising truth about what motivates us

This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink’s talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what motivates us at home and in the workplace.  Dan Pink tells us that people whose work involve cognitive activity requires a very different form of reward. This video is a must see for all mathematics teachers. Mathematics is a cognitive…

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