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Seven Ways to Cultivate Joy and Empathy in Math Class





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By Jill Halpern

When we think about lessons in joy and empathy, math class might not immediately spring to mind. But perhaps it should.

Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education is often touted as key to our “staying competitive.” But when we look deeply at the challenges before us, we see what’s really needed is not more competition, but more cooperation–not just between people, but between our own hearts and minds. For the past two decades, I’ve been teaching rigorous college calculus in a holistic support program for underrepresented students.

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Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

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