Teaching Students Cursive

Cursive is an underrated skill. At a time when most schools have increased their emphasis on testing and dropped or cut back school time for basics such as gym and music classes, it’s not surprising that administrators and teachers have also backed off their one-time emphasis on teaching students how to write in cursive. The decline started in the 1970s…

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We Use Math

When will I use math? Meet professionals from a number of exciting fields who use mathematics in their jobs every day. Computer programmers, nuclear researchers, game developers, financial analysts, physicists, economists, medical scientists, professors, cryptanalysts, attorneys, systems analysts, actuaries and engineers—these are just some of the professionals who rely on mathematics in their work. You’ll…