Research suggests taking calculus in high school doesn’t help students with the math class in college; the prerequisites do.
A career in the 21st century will require more problem-solving ability than one a hundred years ago would have. Sharpen those algebra skills.
Poll: How many high school students in the US should be required to take algebra and geometry? Are these skills needed?
Why is it so important for all kids to learn algebra? Maybe we should start focusing on math that will help them succeed in life instead.
The movie stretches principles of chemistry a bit, but the math is workable in, say, an algebra class. Plus, the cinematography excels.
Visiting an algebra I classroom in Alton, Ill., last fall, I discovered a fun game the teacher played to help kids manipulate numerical expressions.