D.C. middle schools pilot math program with entrepreneurial focus

01/17/2013 | Huffington Post, The

Future entrepreneurs cannot start a successful business without a strong foundation in math, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship founder Steve Mariotti writes in this blog post. He explains how some middle schools in Washington D.C., are using the Start Up Math program -- developed by NFTE -- to identify struggling learners and use project-based, real-world activities like using coupons or calculating the product production rate on an assembly line to teach math concepts.

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