Tue December 18, 2012
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.