Why Math Academy?
Math Academy brought concept of learning math with logic, easy to understand with regular practice, with better word examples and interest so kids can use Math in upcoming grades, at the university and at work in the future. It is needed to bring kids in line with other province kids and also to make competitive internationally.
"Canada’s fall in math-education ranking sets off alarm bells".
A Simon Fraser University professor says a growing number of children are struggling with the ability to apply simple mathematical concepts.
"It really does hit students like a ton of bricks when they get to university," Darja Barr, University of Manitoba.
Sinclair says children's struggles with math are largely due to an inappropriate school focus on memorization and the use of mathematical calculation through computers.
Math Academy has brought better deliver of math learning so kids can do better performance grade by grade.
"When there's too much focus on memorization it makes it difficult for children to understand the concepts, and you need that in order to be able to use them somewhere else," Sinclair told Stephen Quinn, host of The Early Edition
Right now, there is a big push in North American education to make STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) appealing to more of our young people. During the economic bubble, many technically-able students were drawn to financial occupations, and we have suffered a "brain drain."
As reported this by CBC, 2,400 Grade 9 students in the Calgary public school system failed the provincial standardized math test last school year.
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