Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón, presenter of ‘Órbita Laika’, Smartick Award for Best Teaching Story 2022

Mathematician and professor at the University of La Rioja, Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón has been presenting ‘Orbita Laika’ since 2019, the popular science television program broadcast on Spanish Television
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Mathematician and professor at the University of La Rioja, Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón has been presenting ‘Orbita Laika’ since 2019, the popular science television program broadcast on Spanish Television

Smartick With this award, it recognizes the popularizing work of mathematics carried out by the university professor through television programs, conferences, classes or shows.

Throughout his career he has written various books about mathematics such as ‘Mathematical Intelligence’ or ‘Mathematical Apocalypse’.

presenter of ‘Laika orbit’ since 2019, the popular science television program broadcast by Spanish Television, Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon has been awarded the fifth edition of the Smartick Award for the Best Teaching Story 2022. The award ceremony coincides with the Teacher’s Day that is celebrated next Sunday, November 27.

Thus, Smartickthe leading online mathematics teaching method most used by Spanish children, has wanted to recognize the educational work of mathematics carried out by Eduardo Saenz de Cabezon to arouse and enhance the interest and mathematical talent of Spanish society.

PhD in Mathematics at the University of La Rioja, with qualification cum laude, Saenz de Cabezon He has been disseminating mathematics for more than 15 years through conferences, shows and the media all over the world: Spain. Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Panama…

Among other achievements, he is the author of the mathematical show The trunk of Pythagoras; founding member of the scientific group Big Van Science; speaker at various TED conferences; collaborator in from foot to foot, in RNE, and former collaborator of the informative magazine Yorokobu and of the programs Window Y Day by day of the String Ser.

It is also youtuber on your channel derivingwhich has more than a million subscribers, and winner of several scientific monologue contests such as Spain (2013) and Aquae Foundation (2014).

In addition, he has written several popular mathematical books such as ‘mathematical intelligence’mathematical apocalypse’Emmy’s treea biographical book of Emmy Noether, and is co-author of ‘Gardner for Hobbyists: Recreational Math Games’.

Eduardo Saez de Cabezon has assured that “it is a pleasure and an honor to receive this award as a support to so many people, who try to show the beauty of mathematics from the classroom, from the networks and from research”.

In previous editions, Smartick awarded the award to Joaquin Hernandezprofessor of mathematical champions for his teaching work for four decades, Maria GasparGodmother of the Mathematics Olympians, Albrecht Hesstrainer of mathematical talents, already Elena Florezfounder of the Madrid College.

Javier Arroyo and Daniel González de la Vegafounders of Smartickhave pointed out that “in this edition, the Smartick award will recognize the informative work of mathematicians in the media. And Eduardo is a clear reflection of them. He has been transmitting his passion for mathematics with energy and simplicity for more than 20 years to enhance the mathematical talent of Spanish society. It has managed to bring this discipline closer to the whole world, continuously adapting to any broadcast channel: radio, magazines, television or YouTube”.

About Smartick
The Smartick method was born in 2009 by two Spanish entrepreneurs, Daniel González de Vega and Javier Arroyo, graduates of Stanford University and Harvard Business School in their Executive Programs, respectively. After two years of development, in September 2011 the first version of the Smartick Mathematics program was released. Since then, the method based on scientific evidence has been updated every 5 weeks with new content and improvements in usability and algorithms. At the beginning of 2021, the company has just launched the Smartick Reading program, to learn to read and improve reading comprehension.

Smartick has received recognition from institutions such as MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Harvard, INSEAD and Oxford University. He was also entrusted by the European Commission with the objective of maximizing the performance of school-age children. In 2016 it was chosen as one of the 15 best global startups by The Next Web jury in New York. In 2018, the US Congress, led by Colin Powell, recognized Smartick’s work in global education with the “Eisenhower Fellowship”.

Thousands of children from 185 countries solve 2 million exercises every day in Smartick, which has a multidisciplinary team made up of 100 people: teachers, educators, psychologists, mathematicians, philologists, engineers, philosophers and programmers.

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Eduardo Sáenz de Cabezón, presenter of ‘Órbita Laika’, Smartick Award for Best Teaching Story 2022