Web series seeks to make math more accessible

01/30/2013 | WNYC-AM/FM (New York Public Radio)

"Math Warriors" -- a Web-based drama series -- is being used by some teachers to help demystify math, says creator and college professor Kristina Harris. Each episode is concise enough to be used as a warm-up activity, she notes. "I think [oftentimes], people feel discouraged or overwhelmed by math and science, and if we can kind of dispel the myth that it's something that is unattainable or make it somehow more popular or accessible then that's something I'd like to be able to do," she said.

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