Quadratics: Using the Power of Symmetry to See Through the Clutter

Online

January 29, 2021

9am - 11am (Thailand Time)

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(register by January 22, 2021)  

Baht 4500 (≈USD 150) per participant

 
 

Led by:

Dr. James Tanton

Target Audience

High School Math Teachers

 

Workshop Overview

We will radically simplify the standard material on solving quadratic equations and on  graphing them too! We’ll see how to transform this content into natural ease and abundant joy for your students.

 

Topics covered
The algebra of quadratics: how to solve them. 
Teaching confident problem-solving while teaching content
Making the graphing of quadratics absurdly easy. 

 

Pre-reading/Video

Watch the video in this link, or read the text under the video. https://gdaymath.com/lessons/quadratics1/1-1-setting-the-scene-the-key-players-of-the-story/

 
 

Workshop Leader

Dr. James Tanton earned his PhD in mathematics from Princeton University. He is an author, a consultant, and ambassador for the Mathematical Association of America in Washington D.C., chair of the Advisory Council for the National Museum of Mathematics, and a founder of the Global Math Project, an initiative to transform the entire world’s perception of what mathematics can, and should, be. This program has now reached over 6 million students and teachers across the planet.

 

James has taught mathematics both at university and high-school institutions. He advises on curriculum, consults with teachers, and gives demonstration classes, lectures, and professional development sessions across the globe. James is also recipient of a Joint Policy Board for Mathematics communication award for 2020.

Workshop Coordinator

Sonthaya Chutisacha

sonthaya@ksipd.com