“One major hindrance to the teaching and studying of mathematics is the misconception that it is too difficult. Pupils are tuned this way at an early stage and get to believe this their entire life if not broken. With this mindset, pupils are more likely to fail at the subject.”
Barbara was motivated to join because the vision resonated with her desire to see kids have a positive mindset towards Mathematics.
“He believes mathematics provides opportunities for developing important and intellectual skills in problem solving, deductive and inductive reasoning, creative thinking and communication”
By the grace of God, we’re almost set to start teaching sessions for the 2nd Academic term in our Accra, Kumasi and Koforidua Chapters! Enjoy some photos from the Introductory Meeting for new volunteers in UG Legon and KNUST campuses in Ghana.
He was amazed at how Kids and Math had the aim of helping the kids to really understand all what Mathematics is about and how it relates to real life situations by having an Outreach Program which takes place every week.
Due to his clear focus and interest in Kids and Math, he pioneered the Kids and Math Koforidua Chapter upon a suggestion by the Executive Director of Kids and Math.
The DOT Unconference was held in Kigali, Rwanda in May 2017. The theme of the
conference was “Create your Opportunity”.
“We expect a
gradual concept change towards Mathematics, a growing passion towards
Mathematics and a willingness to explore this field in the development of
Ghana by the general populace”.