Posts Tagged ‘innovative teaching’

Sharing experience using NeoTrie to teach geometry

Photo by stem.T4L on Unsplash Spatial reasoning is a basic skill in geometry, and the relation between early spatial thinking and later mathematical developments has been recorded for decades. This knowledge should be developed in children at the earliest possible age. The American National Research Council (National Research Council, 2006) considers spatial...

10 points for exploring Maths creatively!

Image: Shutterstock/Sergey_Nivens Teaching primary maths should not be bound to any textbook, physical classroom, nor to any single specific learning outcome as set in our curricula. Maths is a term that opens the gate to a richness of opportunities to investigate skills and concepts in a much wider context,...

Clickers in the science classroom (and you don’t even need the clickers)

In 2011 Nobel-prize winning physicist Carl Wieman published this article (1) in the prestigious journal Science. There is nothing remarkable that is what scientists do, the interesting part is that the article was not about the Bose-Einstein condensate, but about education. According to the study students learned much more from graduate...