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What Jordan Ellenberg Learned from Little League

In a New York Times op-ed, Jordan Ellenberg explains the Little League approach to getting kids into mathematics.

Treat math as a game, Ellenberg says, and as something you want to teach your child to practice rather than do. Offer suggestions for improvement rather than criticism of mistakes.

And make peace, as Ellenberg may need to, with the fact that your son might rather be a shortstop than a mathematician.

Read the essay.

Start Date: 
Thursday, August 21, 2014

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