The Magic of Fibonacci Numbers by Arthur Benjamin: Math is logical, functional and just . Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series = Fibonacci amazes me!
Math is logical, functional and just . Mathemagician Arthur Benjamin explores hidden properties of that weird and wonderful set of numbers, the Fibonacci series. (And reminds you that mathematics can be inspiring, too!
Someone always asks the math teacher, "Am I going to use calculus in real life?" And for most of us, says Arthur Benjamin, the answer is no. He offers a bold proposal on how to make math education relevant in the digital age.
If you love the Big Bang Theory, get ready to be inspired by a real life Sheldon. Told he would never learn because of his autism, this boy is in track to win the Nobel Prize!
Jacob Barnett is an American mathematician and child prodigy. At 8 years old, Jacob began sneaking into the back of college lectures at IUPUI. After being diagnosed with autism since the age of two and placed in his school's special ed.
Robert Lang: The math and magic of origami Robert Lang is a pioneer of the newest kind of origami -- using math and engineering principles to fold mind-blowingly intricate designs that are beautiful and, sometimes, very useful.
Arthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic" In a lively show, mathemagician Arthur Benjamin races a team of calculators to figure out squares, solves another massive mental equation and guesses a few birthdays.
TEDxManhattanBeach - John Bennett - Why Math Instruction Is Unnecessary; the math required for 'real life' is usually attained by 10 yoa, beyond that brain games are of greater benefit than higher math to the majority of students.