Eddie Woo is Australia’s most unlikely mega-celebrity. Eponymous star of his skyrocketing YouTube channel, Wootube, Eddie is an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher who has singlehandedly made maths fun for a new generation of students. “Maths is play, maths is exploration, and maths is a story”, he says. His growing collection of teaching awards and the rockstar welcome he gets everywhere he goes suggests people are listening to his message.
Chair: Carl Smith
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Eddie Woo is the head mathematics teacher at Cherrybrook Technology High School, Sydney. In 2018, Eddie was named Australia's Local Hero and shortlisted as one of the Top Ten teachers in the world.
Carl Smith is a science nerd / reporter at ABC Science, who also co-hosts the kids’ podcasts Short & Curly and Pickle. He’s made documentaries, presented the ABCTV series Minibeast Heroes, and was a reporter on ABCME’s Behind the News.
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