Celebrating Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
April 2, 2019
It’s finally April, which can only mean one thing…
Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (MASAM) is here!
The effort began in 1986 as Mathematics Awareness Week, as proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan. Since then, Mathematics Awareness Week has expanded to the entire month of April and includes statistics!
Here are a few resources for teachers and students to kick off MASAM:
- Learn more about Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
- See what The American Statistical Association has planned
- Get lesson plans from the National Education Association
- Watch the Statistics Is For Everyone video
- Check out why statistician is a 2019 Top Job in America
- Want a job in statistics? Learn more about the jobs you can get from those in the field
Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (MASAM) is an initiative from the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics, a partnership between the American Mathematic Society, the American Statistical Association, the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and the American Statistical Association to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics.
What are you doing to celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month? Tell us on Twitter by tagging us @ThisIsStats and using #MathStatMonth.
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