Math of the Olympics

"We see the numbers when we’re looking at scores and measurements, " says Dr. Edward Burger of Williams College, "but math is all around us, wherever there’s motion, wherever there’s quantities."

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Need job ideas? Consider STEM!

As reported in the Des Moines Register, "Jobs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) are growing at four times the rate of other career sectors."

For that reason, parents can do a lot to help their kids recognize the value of studying these subjects and prepare for careers in these fields. This column provides a number of suggestions for helping children fall in love with the sciences.