1.1 WATCH this TEDtalk by Conrad Wolfram on the place of computers in modern math(s) education.

1.2 READ this article by Daniel Willingham on how technology is changing the way we (and our students) think.

1.3 PLAY around with Wolfram Alpha. Here are some examples of what you can do on it.

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

  • How does these articles challenge your opinions about these subjects?
  • How is this similar to/different from Khan Academy?
  • Will you use Wolfram Alpha? Why?

[1.5] BONUS Check out this blog post by Conrad’s brother on how he uses data to analyse his life.