When: May 22 2013
Where: Room E-218 C
The Math Society has a very exciting talk this Wednesday given by two LaGuardia Students James Simko and Yifei Chen about How to Learn Math!Please encourage your students to attend! Room E 218 CTime: 3:30 refreshments (Talk 3:45). James and Yifei are two LaGuardia students who perform very well in their mathematics classes. Yifei has also been recognized several times for his achievements in state and national mathematics contests: recently, he was the top scorer in the Spring 2013 round of the New York State Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (NYSMATYC) mathematics competition.Yifei will share how he studies math and discuss the opportunities his academic performances have brought him, including an internship at UBS and membership in the President’s Leadership Society at LaGuardia. James will also share how he learned mathematics, while discussing innumeracy and some proposed methods to give children better intuition for math. The talks will be informal, and participants will be able to ask questions of the speakers about their experiences at LaGuardia and beyond.