From DSC:
I love the quote at the end…“Chance favors the connected mind.”

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Originally saw this at the Engaged Learning blog

TEDxTalks — April 12, 2010 — 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 curriculum fellow and lives with his wife in Santa Cruz, CA.

For an excellent example of how to bring the world of multimedia into a math problem, click on the graphic below:

Dan Meyer’s blog:

Dan Meyer's blog -- if you teach math, you NEED to subscribe to this blog!

My thanks to Mr. Caleb Kuntz, Calvin College Teaching & Learning Digital Studio, for the heads-up on Dan Meyer’s Ted Talk

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