"The Geometry of a Chocolate"
The following is a talk from TEDx. It is re-posted here to provide a refreshing vision of teaching math in primary and secondary schools: From Bring technology and chocolate into the classroom: Nigel Nisbet at TEDxOrangeCoast Despite the technological growth of the past century, test scores have barely risen. Nigel Nisbet believes that technology in the classroom today isn't being used to its full potential and demonstrates techniques to promote active learning through virtual lessons. "Math is the new literacy for the 21st Century", says Nigel Nisbet. Armed with a degree in mathematics, and early success as a rock musician, Nigel began his education career teaching at an idyllic private all-girls school in rural England. After moving to theU.S., he taught Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science at Van Nuys Senior High, pioneering the use of technology in the classroom, and project-based learning. Leaving the classroom in 2006, he became a Mathematics