Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover Today’s math curriculum is teaching students to expect — and excel at — paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems formulating them. At TEDxNYED, Dan Meyer shows classroom-tested math exercises that prompt students to stop and think.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from

TEDxNYED – Dan Meyer – 03/06/10

Dan Meyer teaches high school math outside of Santa Cruz, CA, and explores the intersection of math instruction, multimedia, and inquiry-based learning. He received his Masters of Arts from the University of California at Davis in 2005 and Cable in the Classroom’s Leader in Learning award in 2008. He currently works for Google as a