Math Info Videos For Parents and Others

Formative Principles of the Common Core Standards

Phil Daro talks about the principles that he and the other Common Core Standards authors used in forming the new standards, their intention and their vision. Daro speaks to the potential that these standards have to make change in the US national education system.

http://serpmedia.org/daro-talks/index.html

Teaching Kids Real Math With Computers

Another TED Talk from the inventor of WolframAlpha.com.  Definitely a video to get you thinking  !

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60OVlfAUPJg&feature=related

Math Class Needs a Makeover

Dan Meyer - a math teacher - gives a TED Talk about how to change math education.  Very inspiring and where we are trying to go.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWUFjb8w9Ps

Shift Happens

Interesting statistics for education.  Data is a few years old but still worth watching.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZjRJeWfVtY