Educational Websites Lingo Likes: FigureThis!

Right next to literacy, mathematics is one of the most important skills a child should learn to be successful later in life.  That’s why Figure This! is one of the educational websites we think is worth a look.  Here’s more about them from their website:

The rigors and demands of our increasingly complex, technologically dependent society have made high student achievement in mathematics a top priority among educators, policymakers, and employers. Todays citizens need more than basic computation and rote mathematical skills. They must master the higher-level concepts and approaches to problem solving that are key to success in work and everyday life.  To meet this need, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, in cooperation with the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Widmeyer Communications, and the Learning First Alliance, launched Figure This!

Figure This! demonstrates challenging middle school mathematics and emphasizes the importance of high-quality math education for all students.  Funding for the project was provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Department of Education. Figure This! Mathematical challenges for families provide interesting math challenges that middle-school students can do at home with their families.

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