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OPINION: ‘Bad at math’ no more

The Hechinger Report – Zoe Clute

“By the end of high school, exposure to TED talks and YouTubers had made me believe that math could be fantastically entertaining, under the right conditions. But like many students who stumble upon this discovery, I immediately distinguished between “school math” and, as Khan Academy calls it, “math for fun and glory.” I began to assume that we were all doomed to suffer through school math, and that math classes like mine were the only way to learn the skills needed to eventually participate in fun math. My first college math class was essentially like high school but performed at twice the speed with half the student participation. It was disappointing to realize that I enjoyed math just as little in college as I did in high school and I quickly became aware that I was behind many of my peers in the class.”(more)

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