Workshops, keynotes, webinars, and breakout sessions addressing the Common Core State Standard's mathematical practices, why we assign application problems, why students hate them, and what we can do about it.
How do we turn the world outside the math classroom into a math problem that's both fun and challenging, not boring and easy?
How do you put students in a place where they feel an intellectual need for new mathematical tools?
How does paper distort mathematical problem solving and how can digital media correct the distortion?
How do you generate engaging and challenging curriculum from the math you encounter in your own life?
How do we identify the sickness and administer the antidote?
What technology and tools are essential for designing perplexing math application problems?
As seen on CNN, Good Morning America, Everyday With Rachel Ray, and 1,000,000 times on TED.com, Dan Meyer taught high school math and studies math education at Stanford University. He speaks internationally and works with textbook publishers, helping them move from education's print past to its digital future. He was named one of Tech & Learning's 30 Leaders of the Future and an Apple Distinguished Educator. He lives in Mountain View, CA.