Explanation Illustration Intervention
General Middle School High School Undergraduate
"I like real life examples. I like to know (for example) what perfume is made of. It would connect with the lab so you understand it better.
"Math is not something I can see myself in a job in the future and using everyday. At least the higher concepts---I would say, Well what's the point of this unless I am an engineer or something like that? It's something I'm never going to learn (because I won't need it later).
"When are we ever going to use imaginary numbers again?" Math concepts like probability I'll use, but the higher ones like imaginary numbers and things like that no, because they aren't important--you'll never see them again."