Cubic Bezier Curves – Under the Hood from Peter Nowell on Vimeo.

Use in the curriculum

As an introduction to how technology is impacting education.

Discussion prompts:

Do you feel like you understand Bezier Curves now?
Most people find this description of Bezier Curves understandable.  Creating Bezier curves involves some fairly complicated and advanced mathematical ideas.  But, this video seems to make these ideas fairly accessible, even to those without advanced math training.
Education and learning is being transformed by technology.  Can you think of any technology you have used recently to help you learn something?  Do you think it made your learning easier?  In what way? 

Do you think technology always makes learning easier or better?  If not, why?

Name some apps you have used to learn something.  If you prefer it to non-technical approaches, can you explain why?