Importance of Math

Diverse women role models smiling beneath the word Math
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Have you ever wondered how the math skills you’re learning now will help you later in life? This video’s got the answer.

Did you know that the math skills you're learning now can help you succeed in a future career and in life? Watch this video to find out why you don’t want to memorize things just for that test you’re taking tomorrow. Find out how math can give you some great tools to succeed in everyday life and in a future career.

Use the Resources here to discover how people in jobs as different as being a chef and a movie set designer use math skills in their careers, and more!


Fun Page Activity

Fun Page Activity: Have fun matching careers to math skills with this activity. You might be surprised at how many ways people use math in their careers.

Discussion Guide

Independent Learning Discussion Guide: Watch the “Importance of Math” video, then use this guide to learn more about how math can boost your confidence, help you become a better problem-solver in life, and more. This all-purpose guide can also be used by educators, parents, and mentors to engage girls in a discussion that helps them understand that learning math is empowering, and that it provides tools for success in everyday life.

Classroom Lesson Plan

Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth “before, during, and after” learning experience when viewing the “Importance of Math” video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.