We’re no longer intimidated by math, because we’re slowly redefining what math is.

Dan Meyer

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“Math Class Needs a Makeover.” TEDxNYED. Mar. 2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Math Class Needs a Makeover." TEDxNYED. Mar. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by high school math teacher Dan Meyer means that when educators change the way math is taught and understood, students are no longer scared or discouraged by math. The quote is from Meyer's 2010 TED Talk about the need for teachers to change their math curriculum to get students more interested in learning math and to increase the likelihood that students will retain the mathematical concepts they are taught. Watch the full TED Talk here: Dan Meyer - Math Class Needs a Makeover