Learning Through Heroes

Heroes inspire. Everyone wants to be associated with ordinary people who accomplish extraordinary feats. Recently, educators have recognized the importance of using heroes to teach children and adolescents various subject matters ranging from values to science. Tony R. Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education at Purdue University recognizes that using role models and heroes…

Using Math to Manage Money

One of the most useful aspects of math is the fact that we use it to organize, control, plan, and spend our money. Math education that focuses on money is an essential component of a well-rounded education. Sadly, many schools barely cover this and instead go for rote problem solving that doesn’t bring the real…