Welcome to the JL Long Math Department!

  • The AIMS of MYP Mathematics is to encourage and enable students to:

    • enjoy mathematics, develop curiosity and begin to appreciate its elegance and power
    • develop an understanding of the principles and nature of mathematics
    • communicate clearly and confidently in a variety of contexts
    • develop logical, critical and creative thinking
    • develop confidence, perseverance and independence in mathematical thinking and problem-solving
    • develop powers of generalization and abstraction
    • apply and transfer skills to a wide range of real-life situations, other areas of knowledge and future developments
    • appreciate how developments in technology and mathematics have influenced each other; the moral, social and ethical implications arising from the work of mathematicians and the applications of mathematics; the international dimension in mathematics; and the contribution of mathematics to other areas of knowledge
    • develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to pursue further studies in mathematics
    • develop the ability to reflect critically upon their own work and the work of others.

    Math Team