Math education and engagement in West Philadelphia

Jan 10, 2023
Penn students working with 10th graders in West Philadelphia

Armed with miniature white boards and colored markers, 30 10th graders are busy chatting and working with Penn students on a Thursday afternoon. Split across several rooms in the School of Nursing’s Fagin Hall and fresh from a neuroscience laboratory activity and short lunch break, the students from Paul Robeson High School spent the hour honing their math skills as their college-aged mentors discuss problem-solving strategies, work through examples, and provide real-time feedback....