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Video: The Five Elements of Effective Thinking

Video: The Five Elements of Effective Thinking

In this video, mathematics professor Michael Starbird talks about the first element in his new book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking.

In this video, the first in a series of five, mathematics professor Michael Starbird talks about the first elements in his new book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, co-authored with Williams College professor Edward B. Burger.

The book is a distillation of Starbird and Burger's decades of teaching. It offers real-life stories, explicit action items, and concrete methods that are designed to enable the reader to become more successful through better thinking.

Starbird is a professor of mathematics and University Distinguished Teaching Professor in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin. He has received more than a dozen teaching awards, has given more than 150 invited lectures at colleges and universities throughout the country, and more than 20 minicourses and workshops to mathematics teachers.

The Second Element: Make Mistakes

The Third Element: Raise Questions

The Fourth Element: Follow the Flow of Ideas

The Fifth Element: Change

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