1.1 WATCH this RSA animation of a talk by Sir Ken Robinson on ‘Changing Education Paradigms’.

1.2 READ the first chapter from Jo Boaler’s book, The Elephant in the Classroom > What is maths? Why do we all need it?

1.3 WRITE a 500 word think-piece summing up your thoughts on the articles, and publish it to your MATHAGOGY portfolio. You may wish to consider:

  • What are the key messages being communicated in the articles?
  • What connections did the video and article make with your past experiences?
  • What things you are left wanting to know more about?

[1.4] BONUS Check out these beautifully animated factorisation diagrams 🙂