Reforming Math Education in the United States: A Case for Statistics

Math as a student If your education was anything like my own standard public schooling, the sequence of math education went something like this: 8th-grade was Algebra 1 then you moved through a sequence of Algebra 2, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and finishing with Calculus during your senior year of high school (note, if you were not … More Reforming Math Education in the United States: A Case for Statistics

Re-connect with Math

As I went through middle and high school, if you had asked me what my favorite subject in school, that was no-brainer: English. Least favorite subject? Just as easy: Math. I didn’t like the rigidity I felt in math class, and I didn’t like formulaic way in which many teachers would show you a single … More Re-connect with Math