Saturday, May 21, 2011

Math @ TED


I'm a big fan of TED. They've published over 900 talks to date, not counting all the TEDx talks and I expect they'll hit 1000 just about in time for the new school year. (I wonder if we should do something about that?) Anyway, I've used many TED talks in my math classes in various ways and I thought it might be nice to have them all gathered together in one place. So, here they are, the 24 TED talks I think are most connected to math in some way. (Actually, I cheated, the last one is from TEDx Observer.) If you know of any I left out, or any TEDx talks that should be included leave a comment here and I'll add it in. Feel free to copy and repurpose this in any way you like.


tsheko said...
5/6/11 18:59  

Thanks so much for taking the time to put these maths TED talk videos together, Darren. Just brilliant. I'm going to embed your video on our school's maths enhancement site.

dkuropatwa said...
6/6/11 09:24  

Thanks for sharing it Tania!

Tell them to feel free to add to it as well. ;-)

jorge said...
20/6/11 21:28  

this was a very interesting video. I think i may save this to use in the future.

dkuropatwa said...
20/6/11 22:43  

@jorge Please do. And let me know if you find any other TED Talks you think I should add to it. ;-)

towen said...
7/7/11 18:20  

Thanks for posting these videos. I was thrilled to learn about better ways to implement these strategies into my classes. Most importantly, I have enjoyed enriching my life-long learning.

damezumari said...
9/8/11 14:14  

Thank you for the slide show. I have given a link to it on Google+.



dkuropatwa said...
9/8/11 22:40  

Thanks Jan!

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