George Lucas Educational Foundation

Matthew Oldridge


Matthew Oldridge (M. Ed, B.A., B. Ed.) is a father, educator, writer, and two-time TEDx speaker with 17 years of experience in K-12 classrooms. His current research interests are the confluence of constructivist and direct instructional practices in mathematics, and making mathematics more playful.


  • Social and Emotional Learning

    The Playful Approach to Math

    Math doesn’t have to be serious. One teacher believes play is the key to math comprehension for all ages.