Did you ever come accross a school problem, especially in math, that uses a real-life context, but simply didn’t make any sense at all? I call this schoolisyzation. In this 6-minutes-or-so presentation, Marc-André Lalande presents his thoughts on the subject and how he thinks technology can help us improve our pedagogical practices in that respect.

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This short presentation could be used as a springboard for a broader disucssion with peers on the relevance of contexts used in teaching or learning material.