Workshops, keynotes, and breakout sessions addressing the Common Core State Standards' mathematical practices, why we teach math, why students struggle to learn and like it, 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?
What are three common myths about engagement and how do we counteract them?
How do you generate engaging and challenging curriculum from the math you encounter in your own life?
What technology and tools are essential for designing perplexing math application problems?
Dan Meyer taught high school math to students who didn't like high school math. He has advocated for better math instruction on CNN, Good Morning America, Everyday With Rachel Ray, and TED.com. He earned his doctorate from Stanford University in math education and is the Chief Academic Officer at Desmos where he explores the future of math textbooks. He speaks internationally and was named one of Tech & Learning's 30 Leaders of the Future. He lives in Mountain View, CA.