Jean-Baptiste Huynh

Redesigning the Math Experience - Lessons from DragonBox

Jean-Baptiste Huynh

Talk: Redesigning the Math Experience - Lessons from DragonBox

Jean-Baptiste Huynh describes the making of the award winning algebra and geometry games DragonBox and DragonBox Elements and explain why he believes it is possible to dramatically increase the math proficiency among younger children through the use of well designed games. Huynh talks about mathematics didactics, game design and how he sees user interface design. He also speaks of the development process to create the DragonBox games.

Jean-Baptiste Huynh

Jean-Baptiste Huynh is founder and CEO of WeWantToKnow, creator of the award winning educational algebra and geometry games DragonBox and DragonBox Elements. It maintains the goal of delivering K-12 mathematics knowledge to any child in 30 hours of gameplay. Huynh holds a M.Sc. in IT and mathematics and is a certified financial analyst. He combines entrepreneurship, science and social impact.