With everything happening a million miles per minute, what captures the attention of kids is a game and a chance at winning coins, points, and bragging rights.
The truth is, nothing has changed. I remember getting stars on the class chart for each level of multiplication. Dr. Romero da Silva remembers the challenging questions on a test she took as a first grader.
Kids can and do fall in love with school, the challenges in class, and become life long learners. Our job as adults, educators, and parents, is to nurture that curiosity.
Raised in Southern California, this math whiz tutored high school seniors as a freshman. Yvonne loved school because she was involved in organizations, engaged in the classroom, and surrounded herself with curious friends.
Learn from this MIT alumna how she is shaping the national conversation on college admissions. Dr. Yvonne Romero da Silva will inspire you to become a change maker in your home, at your school, and in your community.