The Australian Association of Maths Teachers has recently launched a campaign, entitled “You can do maths!“, to raise awareness among young people as to the importance of mathematics in a variety of careers. Here are the two advertisements created so far by the project:

There is currently a competition for students to write an outline for a script for the third advertisement, which closes 14 August.

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Maths is fun. It continue to be portrayed as for geeks but it can be taught so that it is fun. Yesterday I was teaching my kids a card trick – then used maths to explain the trick. Great fun.

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translator, on 8 July, 2009 at 3:38 pm said:Maths is fun. It continue to be portrayed as for geeks but it can be taught so that it is fun. Yesterday I was teaching my kids a card trick – then used maths to explain the trick. Great fun.