Math & The News: Guns

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Written by Samantha Ellingsworth   Lately, there has been a lot of talk about guns. Gun violence has become the hot topic of the past couple years with the frightening increase in mass shootings, especially in schools. Protests, like with the March for Our Lives (a planned demonstration that took place on March 24, 2018, […]

Why Math Matters: Better Jobs and Promotions

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Written by Samantha Ellingsworth   The importance of math in the classroom is obvious, but the importance of math outside the classroom is a little less obvious. Teachers, of all grade levels, will stress the importance of math skills through their “real-world” applications in their lessons. But these real-world applications do not necessarily explain why […]

What Jobs Require Math Skills?

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Written by Samantha Ellingsworth   What jobs look for employees with a strong background in math? Would it surprise you to know that almost all careers require basic math skills? Mathematical competence is an essential, yet regularly overlooked skill. Math is directly associated with comprehensive cognitive abilities, demonstrating a high level of critical thinking and […]