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Go For Your Dreams, Make Friends With Math

While  riding my bike this morning I thought about the at risk kids near our neighborhood who would benefit from making friends with math, sticking with it, rather letting fear get in the way. Math has a way of stopping people from reaching their highest dreams. What if you could dream big and go for whatever you want to do? When a story is brought to mind and then encouraged a second time in an unrelated fashion I know it’s something that is aching to be written, so I’m trusting that the right person(s) will benefit by reading this. I may have been a math teacher (now retired and tutoring), but in school I was not that student in the classroom raising an eager hand, answering those confusing questions the teacher asked. I was the one thinking “How can they possibly know what’s going on? The teacher made absolutely no sense.” And then the teacher carried on as if everyone else understood because that one student had mastered a barely presented concept. Memory got me through math class along with a ton of hard work. It helped that I ignored… Read More »Go For Your Dreams, Make Friends With Math