1.1 WATCH this TEDtalk by Sir Ken Robinson on education and creativity.

1.2 READ this article by Paul Lockhart on the nature of mathematics.

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:

  • How does these ideas fit with your own views and experiences of learning mathematics?
  • Why do you think mathematics education isn’t more like this?
  • What things are you now more confused about than ever before?

[1.4] BONUS Check out this video of the beauty of mathematics.