Thanks Eric; yes more real-world examples would help. DifEq, surprisingly, was one of the more accessible of my 5 semesters of math in college. As a kid, I was constantly building things with blocks, and lego’s, and even model airplanes from kits; all of these things are models. My entire trajectory through education would have been made more organic and practical if someone had taken the time to teach that *math is the powerful language of modeling*. I would have become “hooked on” math rather than being “hooked by” math. There is a world of difference between those two experiences.
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