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Laura Overdeck

Entries by Laura Overdeck

11 Reasons Why Kids Must Learn Math

(9) Comments | Posted June 28, 2013 | 6:59 PM

As America bemoans its woeful performance in math, we should remind ourselves why we want our kids to do well in math in the first place. Sure, we need the inventive geniuses who make our society better: someone's got to cure cancer, and build a better iPhone antenna, and develop...

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Hitting a Home Run With Math During the World Series

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 2:26 PM

America needs more scientists and science-literate workers to maintain our global preeminence in science and engineering in the 21st century. That's where the jobs are now and will be, so we need to prepare our children to compete in an economy that prizes science literacy. To do that, we have...

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