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Projects Make Learning Math Fun


"Middle school students are learning more than angles in math class.

For the past three years, the city's schools have taken part in Focus on Math, a program funded by the National Science Foundation that partners teachers and mathematicians from Boston University, Education Development Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and University of Massachusetts-Lowell.

"We felt students would benefit from it by working with real mathematicians who come to their school and instill a sense of love for math in them," said Donna Chevaire, district math principal for city schools." Read more...