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Private Universe Project in Mathematics

Graduate Credit
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Muybridge cat photoResearch shows that children formulate extraordinarily interesting and complex mathematical ideas, even at very young ages. Private Universe Project in Mathematics demonstrates and honors the power and sophistication of these ideas, and explores how mathematics teaching can be structured to resonate with children's sophisticated thinking. When we encourage the invention of children's mathematical ideas, we turn them on to math, and their achievement improves!

Private Universe Project in Mathematics, a series of six K–12 teacher video workshops (with an additional 7th workshop for those seeking graduate credit) and this companion interactive Web site.

At this companion Web site, you can:

ALSO — Read the transcript of the one-hour PBS companion documentary to the workshop series, Surprises in Mind.

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