1.1 WATCH this presentation by Matthew Syed on myths, talent and practice.

1.2 READ this article by Daniel Willingham on student memory.

1.3 SIGN UP to Memrise [it’s free], and try out one or more of the following:

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

  • Do any of these messages conflict with any ideas from previous tasks?
  • Will any of these ideas influence how you might learn and/or teach in the future?
  • What does it all boil down to?

[1.5] BONUS 1 Check out this mind-blowing video on redrafting and critique.

[1.6] BONUS 2 Practice drawing circles.