Four middle school girls work on creating paper models of shapes like pyramids, cubes and dodecahedrons with the help of Dr. Margaret Watts and Dr. Barbara Jennings Herzog, who teach math at Doane University, and Bailee Baack, a junior elementary and special education major. They are in one of the classrooms in Doane's Lied science building.

November 8, 2021

Making Math Matter to Middle School Girls

Dr. Margaret Watts, assistant professor of mathematics at Doane, started GEMS this fall to teach young girls that math is more than arithmetic and geometry. And that while it can be a challenge, it can be a fun challenge.