Friday, July 19, 2013

What I want to be when I grow up: Daniel Orey at TEDxSacramento

Publicado em 17/07/2013:
Daniel Orey, PhD, is a professor of mathematics education in the Centro de Educação Aberta e a Distância at the Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto in Brazil. A professor for 22 years at California State University, Sacramento, in the College of Education and the Department of Learning Skills, he began his teaching career in 1978. After living and teaching in Guatemala, he completed a Masters degree at New Mexico State University, and earned a Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico. Daniel's Masters work took him to Patzun, Guatemala where he undertook field research with LOGO, computers and Mayan children. During his doctoral research, he served as a consultant at the Colegio Americano de Puebla and for Apple de México. With specialties in mathematics education, modeling and ethnomathematics, he was a Fulbright scholar to the Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas; served as a CNPq visiting researcher at the Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto; and served as a Senior Fulbright Specialist to Kathmandu University in Nepal. In 2011, Daniel and his husband moved to Brazil where he is currently teaching at Univeridade Federal de Ouro Preto.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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