Do the Math . . . Right

Do the Math . . . Right

There are 1 comment on the Edutopia story from Jul 18, 2013, titled Do the Math . . . Right. In it, Edutopia reports that:

Every year, millions of students are struggling in algebra class. And, despite what the pundits say, the answer is not to get rid of math education; the answer is to fix it.

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Palm Desert, CA

#1 Jul 19, 2013
Math education needs to find its path again. Elementary school can be shapes and finding equations in geometry. Junior high school can be algebra and trigonometry. High school can be about sequencing numbers leading to calculus in senior year. It doesn't matter how fun you make formulas out to be, WE DON'T KNOW WHERE THEY CAME FROM! Give us, like, the history of mathematics as mathematics. It would then start MAKING SOME FLIPPING SENSE!!!!

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