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The Problem

As jobs in careers in science, technology, engineering, and math become increasingly important, the U.S. will not be able to compete if it doesn’t address the fact that 93% of Americans report experiencing some level of math anxiety. --Harvard Business Review

The Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival (JRMF) recognizes that the way students and teachers approach math learning has traditionally been fraught with anxiety and negative associations with worksheets, rote memorization, and exercises always focusing on find the "right" answer.

The JRMF Approach

We at JRMF believe it is important to focus on changing attitudes and perceptions about math through fun and inclusive events.

Our work would not be possible without the generous support of our community. Donations allow us to help subsidize the cost of festival materials, conduct trainings for teachers, and develop more engaging apps, puzzles, and activities.

The Impact of Your Support

  • $10,000 fuels 100 local community math festivals
  • $5,000 equips 500 teachers with classroom activity kits
  • $200 provides 20 kits to undocumented children in our Math Across the Border Program

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