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Extraordinary Math Teaching (video)

Original Content Publication Date: 02/17/2016


In this video, Dan Finkel talks about how to help your students by not simply giving them the answers. He provides 5 principles that will invite thinking from specifically math students in this particular video, but the principles can apply to any number of other subjects.

Key Points

  • Principle 1: Start with a question (3:10-5:00)
  • Principle 2: Students need time to struggle (5:05-6:45)
  • Principle 3: You are not the answer key (6:50-9:07)
  • Principle 4: Say yes to your students’ ideas (9:10- 12:45)
  • Principle 5: Play (12:50-14:00) 


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