I am researching how mathematics in public education can be changed in a way that reflects the true nature of mathematics as an art form.  A strong foundation in mathematics would allow students to learn how to problem solve effectively and think critically.  Neurologically, the brain is most effective at learning (and learning how to learn) in adolescence. Seeing as mathematics is a discipline of reasoning, it makes sense to alter the way mathematics is taught to encourage mental growth.


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  1. As an artist, I feel that taking the way math is taught back to an art form would be a huge success. It’s weird but I’m pretty good at math, considering I’m artsy, you’d think that those two don’t mix. But as an artsy person I can tell you that it would come even easier to me if it was brought back to this form! Very interested in reading the final product!

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