High Standards for High Achievement

Journal Entry #1- Math All Around You: Type 1 Writing

Part 1: Math and School:
What year in school was math the best for you? What made it a good year in terms of math?

What year in school was math one of the worst for you? What made it a bad year in terms of math?

Part 2: Math and the Real World
Lots of times students think what they learn in math is only for the classroom and is really not of much use outside math class. Think about times you have used something you learned in math in your life outside math class. List some of those times when you used math outside of school. (At least 5 ways you use math OUTSIDE of school)