The Mathematics Of Math Education

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When in math class many students say, “What is the point of math I am never going to use it.” That statement is not true, math is used on a daily basis in our everyday life. “Mathematics is the queen of science, and arithmetic the queen of mathematics” (Carl Friedrich Gauss). Not only is math a tremendous part of everyday life but it is also a substantial part of education. Education is something that many people are passionate about, but many people overlook how much influence math has on other subjects. Understanding the importance of math in education will help students` succeed. Mathematics can teach students’ information valuable to their future. Math is valuable to succeeding academically, learning skills, and the development of young children’s minds. Math has been a substantial part of education for a long time. “…According to author David Klein in his paper A Brief History of of American K-12 Mathematics Education in the 20th Century. During this time, students were taught basic math skills that had immediate practical applications. After World War II, policymakers began to advocate for a stronger math curriculum, a movement that increased with the space race of the 1950s…” (Wile). Math helps students achieve successfully in other subjects such as reading because in reading you are learning to understand the author`s purpose and vocabulary and etc. Reading is similar to math because in math there are word problems and in word problems you have to determine what
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