STEM Learning

So much information is being shared about STEM – which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  STEM is the initiative addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools from kindergarten through college to improve competitiveness in technology development. It has implications for workforce development, national security concerns and immigration policy. In this article, we would like to point out some articles and resources that make STEM that much more appealing for students participating in ALOHA Mind Math programs. In recent articles about jobs that use math – read more here and here, we have discussed the importance that math plays in you … Continue reading

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Math Careers

Have you wondered what kind of career you can have if you love math?  Have you ever wondered how much math you need to do certain jobs? Take a look at some of these sites Mathematical Association of America – is an organization to which you can belong that also offers a rather extensive listing of career areas in which a background in mathematical sciences is useful.  While not all of the jobs are require advanced mathematics, some may include features that involve the ability to solve complex situational problems. They are written by real people to whom students could … Continue reading

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