Pathways to Math Literacy

“Why do I need to know this?” This question is the bane of the math teacher’s existence. Of course, we know that the benefits of mathematical education go far beyond using specific procedures: It’s about exercising the brain, learning problem-solving skills, and understanding the importance of being numerate in our society. But what if we considered that question in a deeper way: what do non-STEM students really need?

Our project is the result of attempting to do just that. Continue Reading

“Why do I need to know this?” This question is the bane of the math teacher’s existence. Of course, we know that the benefits of mathematical education go far beyond using specific procedures: It’s about exercising the brain, learning problem-solving skills, and understanding the importance of being numerate in our society. But what if we considered that question in a deeper way: what do non-STEM students really need?

Our project is the result of attempting to do just that. Continue Reading

“Why do I need to know this?” This question is the bane of the math teacher’s existence. Of course, we know that the benefits of mathematical education go far beyond using specific procedures: It’s about exercising the brain, learning problem-solving skills, and understanding the importance of being numerate in our society. But what if we considered that question in a deeper way: what do non-STEM students really need?

Our project is the result of attempting to do just that. Continue Reading