Solving Our Math Problems
The latest round of international testing shows mediocre results for American students, compared with many other countries. Meanwhile, states including New Hampshire are adopting a more rigorous approach, and the Granite State is also considering more math coursework in high school. We’ll explore what’s in store for math students.
- Greg Superchi – President of the New Hampshire Teachers of Mathematics. He teaches high school math in Lisbon and also math education courses at Plymouth State University.
- Paul Leather – New Hampshire Deputy Commissioner of Education.
- Lincoln Robertson – A mathematics professor at White Mountains Community College. His students include future mathematics teachers. He has also taught math at the High School and Middle School levels.
We'll also hear from:
- Tony Falcone – A mathematician who has concerns about the way math has been taught in his town of Hollis.
- Sherry Fulton – Assistant principal at Sunset Heights Elementary School in Nashua and a curriculum specialist for the district.