Interesting points from “The best way to learn Math facts”

I recently happened to come across an article on the topic of learning Math facts, titled “Fluency Without Fear: Research Evidence on the Best Ways to Learn Math Facts” by Jo Boaler.

The topic of making Math cool again is, in my opinions, very critical b/c it’s the foundation of all sciences and it should have been cool. The way it’s currently taught and approached makes it uninteresting and scary.

Below are a couple of interesting points I gathered from the above article:

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2 interesting points from Andrew Ng’s interview with Geoffrey Hinton

In this interview in a Coursera course by Andrew Ng with Geoffrey Hinton, who according to Ng is one of the “Godfathers of Deep learning”, I found 2 points that were quite interesting and thought-provoking.

On research direction

When asked about his advice for grad students doing research, Hinton said, at about 30 mins in:

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“Yes, I have”: a story about an encounter with Itzhak Perlman

This is a story about an encounter of a guest with Itzhak Perlman, as told by Matthew Kelly in his book The Rhythm of Life.

The story begins:

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A few notes on EdTech, from A16z’s podcast

A16z just had a podcast on EdTech, which I think is quite helpful to those of us who are interested in this space.

Here’s the link to the audio.
(Below the audio, you’d also see the transcript, if you’d rather read than listening.)

Below are some interesting points I found from the podcast that can be the seeds for startups ideas:

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Lessons from “Multipliers” – How the best leaders make everyone smarter

Below are some of my learning points from the book “Multipliers: How the best leaders make everyone smarter” by Lize Wiseman.

In the book Wiseman introduces 2 types of leaders: Multipliers and Diminishers. As the names suggest, Multipliers are leaders who can “multiply” the smartness of the organization they manage, while Diminishers do the reverse.

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Hướng dẫn tự học hiệu quả

Nếu bạn đang tự học, hay dự định tự học một kỹ năng hay kiến thức nào đó, ví dụ như tự học tiếng Anh, thì bạn đã đến đúng nơi rồi nhé!

Bài viết này sẽ giúp bạn định hướng được cách tự học có kết quả bạn muốn, bằng cách cùng bạn đi qua quá trình tự học, những trở ngại và cách vượt qua.

Đầu tiên, chúng ta sẽ tìm câu trả lời cho câu hỏi: “Liệu tôi có thể tự học được không?”. Để trả lời câu hỏi này, trước hết chúng ta cần xác định rõ ràng hơn thế nào gọi là “tự học tiếng Anh”

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