New Math Methods Are Worth the Effort
Reys, Robert, Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO)
Should we continue offering our children the same mathematics education we received? If so, we'll likely get the same result - a small percentage of students will leave schools interested in continuing to pursue the study of mathematics. Most will express dislike for mathematics, see it as irrelevant and choose careers and college majors that call for little mathematics. Instead, I think we should offer our students a different, better mathematics education, and I support Columbia Public Schools for working hard to offer such a program.
I have been a mathematics teacher and teacher educator for more than 40 years. When people learn what I do, a high percentage responds, …
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Publication information: Article title: New Math Methods Are Worth the Effort. Contributors: Reys, Robert - Author. Newspaper title: Columbia Daily Tribune (Columbia, MO). Publication date: May 13, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2007 Columbia Daily Tribune. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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