# Featured Math Tidbit

# Featured Career

## Teacher, High School

High-school math teachers teach students subject like geometry, statistics, algebra and calculus. Daily tasks include planning lessons, creating sample problems, giving assignments, and writing tests. Most math teachers follow a state or district curriculum and use a textbook. In addition to teaching in the classroom, math teachers help students during office hours or before or […]

# Featured Blog Post

## NASA Mathematician Recognition

Last month NASA honored Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician and centenarian by naming a facility after her located in West Virginia. Johnson’s work included tracking the orbits of certain major missions, including Alan Shepard’s Freedom 7 in 1961 and John Glenn’s Friendship 7 in 1962. She accomplished these missions, while also overcoming the obstacles of […]