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Barbara oakley
A female Indiana Jones
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Barbara oakley Apr 14
Incredibly advanced and beautifully designed large auditorium to help students learn better at the University of Kentucky. Note the woman playing Candy Crush. @ Gatton College of Business…
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Barbara oakley Apr 12
Barb looking nerdy while wearing her favorite heavy duty earphones in the Naples, Italy airport.
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Barbara oakley Mar 28
At the entrance to the 1970 Soviet Kitsch style TV revolving tower restaurant in Baku Azerbaijan.
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Barbara oakley Mar 28
Filming at University Federico II in Naples, Italy.
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Barbara oakley Jan 31
Replying to @melissagira
Nobel prizewinning "father of modern neuroscience" Santiago Ramon y Cajal pointed out that the problem with really smart people is that they get so used to being right that they can't change their minds when they're wrong--they instead just use their smarts to justify themselves.
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Barbara oakley Jan 25
Just posted a photo @ Segovia, Spain
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Barbara oakley Dec 1
Replying to @joboaler
Jo and I are on the same page—blind memorization is bad. Once you have a conceptual understanding at a simpler level (4 X 2 = 8, 4 X 3 = 12, etc), memorization of the larger times tables (9 X 8 = 72) can grow from that conceptual understanding. Internalization of patterns is key
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Barbara oakley Sep 8
As you said "Multidimensional practice that shows an idea in different ways, is what is important." That is exactly what I've been promoting, Jo--I'm so glad you agree. And as I noted in the op-ed, this kind of practice is good for both girls and boys.
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Barbara oakley Aug 8
New York Times Op-Ed: Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later.
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Barbara oakley Jun 3
A great example of blackout poetry.
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Barbara oakley May 14
MOOC-making involves academia, Silicon Valley, and a little bit of…
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Barbara oakley 23 Feb 18
A fun day near Doha...
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Barbara oakley 7 Dec 17
I'll be on the show "Provocative Enlightenment" live at 4:00 pm Eastern. Join the chat room:
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Barbara oakley 22 Nov 17
São Paulo, Brazil, November 17, 2017. This photo, which I took at one of the University of São…
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Barbara oakley 30 Oct 17
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Barbara oakley 15 Oct 17
Holding Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s Nobel prize in my hands. His death mask looks over my shoulder.…
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Barbara oakley 27 Sep 17
About to visit great Spanish neuroscientist Javier de Felipe at the Cajal Institute in Madrid.…
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Barbara oakley 20 Sep 17
Honored to be a guest on The #
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Barbara oakley 21 Aug 17
The Single Easiest Way to Get Unstuck
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