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Tag: math education

May
26th

EDUCATION: The lesson from SOTA’s robotics team

I would like to thank Anna Kastama for her wonderful commentary (TNT, 5-25). I am a retiring math teacher and, like most of my colleagues, have missed a critical element in mathematics – it is fun!

EDUCATION: The lesson from SOTA’s robotics team

Too often we teachers have struggled to meet the GLEs and EALRs and prep kids for the HSPE.
We have managed to take the fun out of a very creative and enjoyable subject. Let us first and foremost make math class a fun class. Once the kids are having fun, then sneak in the traditional stuff.

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