Long term unemployed include some teachers and many engineers. Matthew O’Brien writes at the Atlantic on long-term unemployment that includes math related professions.
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Jennifer Medina has an article on long term unemployment in California of math related professionals and others in the New York Times
Learning the Peano Axioms gives you a better understanding of elementary math. Jennifer Asmuth and Lance Rips point this out in their psychology of learning math papers.
By learning Peano Axioms you can read their papers and learn some advanced math ed.
The Peano Axioms teach you the meaning of elementary math. This gives you a language to discuss persistent fallacies or blocks that students have.
Engineers who want to do math teaching can learn the Peano Axioms as a bridge from their math know how to elementary math. They can then read the Asmuth and Rips papers on teaching math induction to students to get into the math ed literature and way of thinking.
This gives them a unique selling point for being a math teacher.
Some people with math background go into teaching and can move up to helping other teachers who don’t have a good math background. The Peano Axioms is a way to teach math teachers whose conceptual understanding is weak.
The book Pre-Algebra New Axioms Done Right Peano Axioms is now on summer sale at 2.99 for the e-book. E-readers are not needed you can get a free down load ap for computers to read e books from each major vendor for their books.
Extended 99 weeks unemployment benefits is ending in California:
Peano Axioms are a way to transition into math teaching. They also teach recursion which is used in finance jobs on Wall Street.
to get some insights on this.
Support group for long term unemployed in California
Who should become a member?
Any unemployed or underemployed person in a professional, managerial, or technical field, including:
- Education and Training
- Finance and Accounting
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Sales and Marketing
- Social Service
- Science and Engineering
- Software Development
- And more
So these people may find Peano Axioms a way to a new set of skills that are unique in the market place for math education or finance jobs.