James Goldberg

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These 5 hacks can help you learn anything, according to a Stanford professor

Whether you are a student, a professional or an entrepreneur, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. But some people seem to be better learners …

‘The constant battle between being the teacher I want to be and being the teacher I have to be’

What keeps me awake at night? Exhaustion, stress, anxiety, deliberation. It’s difficult to step off the treadmill that is teaching.<p>The endless and …

The founder of Khan Academy built the ultimate school for kids to work and play together — take a look inside

But Khan is also leading the charge on another learning revolution: flexible learning spaces.<p>Originally founded as an all-ages school in 2014 in Mountain View, California, Khan debuted for the 2017-2018 school year the brand new Khan Lab School for high school students. Designed and built by the …

Khan Academy

Math Class Doesn’t Work. Here’s the Solution

I love math, but I know that I’m unusual. Math anxiety is a rampant problem across the country. Researchers now know that when people with math …

What every teacher should know about ... memory

In a new series of articles on how psychology research can inform teaching, Bradley Busch picks an academic study and makes sense of it for the classroom. This time: a project on long-term memory<p>There is a wealth of psychology research that can help teachers to improve how they work with students – …

Teaching

The Secret to Teaching Kids Math: Symmetry

Leonardo da Vinci got it right.<p>I am not talking about some best-selling novel about secret codes or his 1480s sketch of a helicopter. Instead, I …

Mathematics

Students, Rejoice — Standardized Testing May Soon Be Dead

A 68-year-old is a hot topic in higher education these days. And why not? Multiple studies show this sexagenarian discriminates against women and …

The Nine Foolproof Steps To Transform Your School

Turning round a struggling school is one of the hardest jobs in education – but now experts have come up with the nine foolproof steps leaders need to take to transform a school.<p>Researchers analyzed data from hundreds of schools to come up with a blueprint for not only improving results, but making …

School Administration

Mathematicians Measure Infinities and Find They’re Equal

Two mathematicians have proved that two different infinities are equal in size, settling a long-standing question. Their proof rests on a surprising …

How parents can help their freshman teens cope with stress

Entering high school can be an exciting experience, but for some teenagers it can also be scary, intimidating and confusing.<p>According to one study, …

Surprising Length Dependence In Equilateral Triangle by Miguel Ochoa Sanchez

Source<p>Problem<p>Solution 1<p>Solution 2<p>Let the actual distance trilinear coordinates of point $P$ be $(m,n,l)$ and $(m,n,p)$ with respect to the triangles …

Why Math Instruction That Focuses On 'Understanding' Cheats Kids

Over the last several years, the press and television have publicized many parents’ frustration with how math is being taught in the lower grades. …

Math & Identity

I just read this great piece by Karin Brodie:<p>When we think about math, we often think about the content – but what about the way we think about it, …

AI Is Making It Extremely Easy for Students to Cheat

<b>Denise Garcia knows that her students</b> sometimes cheat, but the situation she unearthed in February seemed different. A math teacher in West Hartford, …

You call it cheating, but this entrepreneur calls it the new math

In the old days, it would be called cheating — hoodwinking your high school calculus teacher by use of an artificial intelligence algorithm that …

Socrates Was Right All Along About the Best Way of Teaching

Future schools could look a lot like ancient Greek symposiums.<p>If you’re reading this and grew up going to Western schools, you might remember your …

Students' test scores tell us more about the community they live in than what they know

Every year, policymakers across the U.S. make life-changing decisions based on the results of standardized tests.<p>These high-stakes decisions include, …

1.6 Million Students and Counting: How Barbara Oakley Cracked the Science of Learning | Heleo

“The biggest limitation is often just your own thoughts that you can’t do something.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How Barbara Oakley flunked math and science</i> …

Challenging the status quo in mathematics: Teaching for understanding

Despite decades of reform efforts, mathematics teaching in the U.S. has changed little in the last century. As a result, it seems, American students …

Teaching

Early Career Myth: If Students Don't Comply, They Aren't Learning

It is easy for a teacher to look at a student who is clearly not participating and assume that the student isn't engaging in the learning. Often, …

Can you solve it? Pythagoras's best puzzles

Three teasers from the vaults from the great Greek mathematician and philosopher<p>Hi guzzlers,<p>The most famous theorem in maths is named after the Greek thinker Pythagoras. So is the most famous recreational mathematics publication in the Netherlands.

Google Classroom: Exploring the Benefits for Teachers

By Meghan Bogardus CortezWe take a deep dive into the advantages of this popular Google tool.

Education Technology

Schools don’t prepare children for life. Here’s the education they really need | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

From computer coding to toilet unblocking, we need well-rounded citizens, not rote-taught robots – and what you learn shouldn’t depend on where you live<p>It’s only after you have left school and, in adulthood, gained a bit of distance, that you can be fully aware of the gaps in your education. …

Medieval

Baseball fan's footrace with a superhero really couldn't have gone worse

When will we as a society learn not to celebrate <i>before</i> the finish line?<p>Friends, the answer is perhaps never. And the latest premature celebrator to …

Deeper Learning Is By Discovery, Not Delivery

We've been talking about Bloom's Taxonomy and critical thinking for as long as I've been an educator. And yet we still have work to do to get kids …

A Mathematician's Secret: We're Not All Geniuses

You don’t have to be a genius to become a mathematician. If you find this statement at all surprising, you’re an example of what's wrong with the way our society identifies, encourages and rewards talent.<p>As a mathematician who studied at Berkeley, Harvard and Princeton, I’ve known geniuses. I got …

Hey Higher Ed, Why Not Focus On Teaching?

Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman won a Nobel Prize for his innovative, break-through work in quantum mechanics. Wieman has since levered the prestige and power of that prize to call attention to the need to transform undergraduate teaching, especially science education.<p>Wieman's …

Teaching

Dan Auerbach Guest DJs, Spinning The Music That Inspired His New Record

On this edition of <i>All Songs Considered</i>, a conversation with Dan Auerbach, who is living the dream — one he's worked hard to make real.<p>In 2010, The Black Keys guitarist and singer moved from his Ohio home to Nashville to set up shop, founding Easy Eye Sound, a modest but well-curated studio in Music …

How math education can catch up to the 21st century

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

You Are Not A Number

Thanks to @mrbalcom for creating this image.<rant>I recently said the above statement at a conference in Nebraska, after asking teachers, “Have you …