Westfield State College
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Mathematical Careers in Education

Mathematics is an integral part of life, and it is therefore important that people obtain a good education in the subject of mathematics. These teachers give you a general understanding of our number system, teach you arithmetic, algebra, and countless other skills. One is responsible for providing an education that will help you in today's society. A mathematics teacher feels that mathematics has importance in everyday life, and they proceed to instill that belief in their students.

Some valuable descriptions of what a mathematics career in the field of education entails can be found from the following sources: