No more lectures or word problems at Hillsville Elementary — students are learning how to apply math in their everyday lives.
By Christopher Brooke, Reporter
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 7:00 am (Updated: September 8, 7:06 am)
HILLSVILLE — Just back to school, fifth-grade math students at Hillsville Elementary practiced writing out “six to the fourth power” exponentially, and third graders estimated the money they would need and calculated the change they’d get back while buying school supplies.
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