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Published on May 4, 2016
Dr. Karin Wiburg believes the way in which mathematics is currently taught, K-20, results in the alienation of many students from the subject. She suggests a radical redesign in how to teach and organize the mathematics curriculum.
Dr. Karen Wiburg is a Distinguished Professor of Learning Design and Technology at New Mexico State University. She teaches graduate students about learning, research and technology with a focus on math and English Language learning. She entered education as an outsider, never intending to be a teacher, but while volunteering discovered how to engage kids in math learning.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx