Edison State College To Host Family Math Night Nov. 14

Nov 1, 2011




Edison State College to Host Family Math Night


October 24, 2011 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Edison State College will be hosting Family Math Night at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 in Building U, Room 102 on the Lee Campus. This is a free event for students in grades K through 10. Reservations are encouraged and can be done by email at familymathnight@edison.edu.


“This is a family-oriented event that focuses on fun math games for students from grades K through 10,” said Mary Robertson, Professor of Mathematics Education, Edison State College. “Learning mathematics successfully requires a joint effort between home and school. Research shows students that work cooperatively with their parents have higher academic achievement. The whole idea is to show parents and students that math is fun!”


Edison State College School of Education students created fun math games for participating students and their families.


Robertson has been a mathematics teacher for the past 27 years, having taught at the middle school, high school and college level courses.



Celebrating nearly 50 years of excellence, Edison State College is Southwest Florida’s largest, most accessible and most affordable institution of higher education. Proud to be tobacco-free, Edison State serves more than 25,000 students per year in five counties and online.  For more information please visit www.edison.edu.


Media Contact: Teresa Morgenstern, Office: (239) 732-3901; Mobile: (239) 821-3978                                             E: tmorgenstern@edison.edu