While math teachers do not need a classes on addition and subtraction, they and their students benefit when they learn new and effective methods to teach math concepts and problem solving. The variety of skills and techniques required varies with the grade level and mathematics subjects taught.
At the recent National Council of Teachers of Mathematic Regional Conference in Chicago, three instructors from Governors State University were among the presenters providing educators with exciting and challenging ways to improve mathematics education.
Office of Public Affairs, "From Quilts to Computers: Old and New Tools to Teach Math" (2006). Press Releases. 159.