Past Events

Discovery Learning has hosted a number of events, featuring esteemed speakers in Mathematics and the Sciences, with the goal of highlighting innovative learning and teaching techniques.

Featured Video

Dr. Alberto Martinez discusses how to use historical myths and disagreements among past scientists and mathematicians for generating critical thinking and group discussions in classrooms. He discuss using historical examples from various fields, including: Galileo and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the myth of Darwin’s finches, and seemingly impossible operations in Euler’s Algebra of 1770.

2011-09-21 Teaching Sciences and Math, using Myths and Disagreements from Discovery Learning - UT Austin on Vimeo.

 

View full video of our hosted Discovery Learning Lunch speaker series.

A summary of all events, 1998 - 2014 is available below.