Ka Pilina, The Connection in Hawaiian, connects middle school and high school students to improved math concepts using technology, new teaching strategies, and to college mentors. Ka Pilina also connects students to math concepts that incorporate local and Hawaiian culture, daily life skills and to other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) areas.
The goals of this project are to make math fun while strengthening students’ interest and skills and their ability to apply math skills to other STEM areas. The results will help students become more successful in mathematics and her/his transition from middle school to high school, or high school to college.
This website offers students, teachers and parents engaging math activities, games, videos, and other resources to promote positive attitudes towards mathematics.