Join these free, open, weekly live online events at Math 2.0 interest
group and meet other interested educators, parents, developers, and
community leaders for an hour of an intense discussion.
5th, 2010, 2pm ET. Host: Julie Harland, Mathematics Professor at
MiraCosta College and creator of hundreds of math videos at
You can ask Julie questions about her projects, as well as video making techniques, and online education in general.
9th, 2010, 9:30pm ET. Host: Peter Gray, Professor of Psychology at
Boston College, blogging at Psychology Today's Freedom to Learn. Peter
will talk about his blog, and in particular two widely resonating posts
about mathematics: the Benezet experiment, and a family learning
philosophy called "unschooling." You can also ask Peter questions about
his research of Sudbury schools.
June 19th, 2010, 2pm ET. Host: Kalid Azad, creator of InstaCalc, and
blogger at BetterExplained. We will talk about the meaning of math
insights ("a-ha moments") and interactive ways of sharing them online.
People interested in the development of lightweight, embeddable math
widgets can also ask questions about InstaCalc.
June 26th, 2010. Host: Ryan Goble, teacher mentor at South Bronx,
graduate student at Columbia University, and creator of Making
Curriculum Pop - a resource-sharing community for educators interested
practices and teaching with pop culture. Ask Ryan about building
educator communities, online learning, and using culture at large as the
To join the weekly events, follow this link in your
browser to a virtual room that opens half an hour before each event: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?password=M.FCAF787B38E30D58F943EB...
More details about the upcoming events, and full recordings of past
events, are at the Math 2.0 wiki: http://mathfuture.wikispaces.com/events