10 Careers that Use Statistics

Statistics is a branch of mathematics, and there are many careers that use statistics in calculating, analyzing, and presenting information. Like working with numbers? The following are just some of the careers that use statistics as an important part of the work to be done. 1. Statistician Job Description: A statistician uses math techniques to [...]

By | 2018-01-30T14:36:19+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Featured, Investigator, Real World, STEM - Math|0 Comments

5 Top STEM Money Careers

Think you're good with numbers, but not sure what jobs even exist for someone with a math degree? Check out our top five STEM money careers! Math is one of the most important STEM fields as it provides many of the skills necessary to be successful in science, technology, and engineering. There are tons of [...]

Job Spotlight: Actuary

A combination of good computer skills with math and problem-solving abilities may lead you to a lucrative career as an actuary. What does an actuary do? The majority of actuaries work for insurance companies. They help the company to create policies and decide the cost of the policies for the consumers who purchase them. They [...]

Celebrating Fibonacci Day in Style

Fibonacci Day is a chance to celebrate an interesting and ancient concept at the intersection of math, nature, technology, and art. Math holidays like Pi Day and Pythagorean Theorem Day are a fun way to learn about new topics. You may have never heard of it before, but Fibonacci Day takes place annually on Nov. [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:21+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Featured, Real World, STEM - Math|0 Comments

5 Female Mathematicians to Know

Do you love crunching numbers and solving problems? Check out these female mathematicians who paved the way for your own math discoveries! 1. Danica McKellar Danica McKellar is totally legit. Not only has she been in multiple movies and starred in the television series The Wonder Years, but McKellar is also an accomplished female mathematician. [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:24+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Featured, Is there a place for me?, Real World, STEM - Math|0 Comments

A Student Guide to Understanding Credit

Understanding credit can be tricky - and even once you understand credit, it can be difficult to apply the things you've learned. We recommend talking to a financial expert to lay out an individual plan. But there are a few basics to understanding credit that you should be familiar with before having that conversation so [...]

3 Reasons to Celebrate Pi Day

March 14 is Pi Day. It's a day to celebrate circles and the miraculous, never-ending numeral that is pi. Here are three reasons to celebrate Pi Day - and a tip to help you make the most of Pi Day at school (it involves pizza). 1. Pi - It Never Ends, and That's Amazing No [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:46+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Education, Featured, STEM - Math|0 Comments

Black History Month: Inspiring STEM Pioneers

In celebration of Black History Month, check out some of the most inspiring STEM pioneers throughout history! Science Pioneers: Mae Jemison and Charles Drew Mae Jemison As the first female African American astronaut, Mae C. Jemison definitely earns her spot on the list of STEM pioneers. Throughout her life, Jemison was interested in STEM fields and [...]

7 Math Holidays You Should Celebrate

The calendar is full of odd holidays that can help you give what might be "just another day" a little spark. National Hamburger Day? Yes, thank you. May the Fourth? Good reason to watch Star Wars. But did you know that there are also some great math holidays? There are - and you should be [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:49+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Education, Featured, Real World, STEM - Math|2 Comments

Magnificent Math: The Newest Prime Number

Math enthusiasts rejoice – there is a new prime number on the block! The mathematics news for this New Year is the discovery of a new prime number – the largest ever recorded. A prime number is greater than 1 and has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself, such as 7. Prime numbers differ from composite numbers [...]

By | 2018-01-16T16:13:49+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Education, Featured, Real World, STEM - Math|0 Comments