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Bronx Teen Gains Over a Half a Million Followers on TikTok by Teaching Math

Students are making the most of their time during quarantine including 16-year-old Alexis Loveraz , who has spent his time inside helping his peers in their studies using a popular social media platform. Since schools have shut down and are unlikely to reopen for the remainder of the year, Loveraz has turned toward TikTok to become a cyber teacher. Loveraz, a Harlem Prep High School student, has given a new purpose to the visual platform by turning it into a learning medium to tutor math to fellow students. “The knowledge that I have I want to share with other people!” he told CBS2 New York. After getting a push from his friends, the Bronx scholar was motivated to post educational videos on TikTok to tutor students in math — earning him the name “TikTok Tutor.” @alexis_loveraz Doing SAT Math Problems, will be doing basic to complex problems! Stay tuned for more! ##sat ##college ##1600 ##democracyprep ##algebra ##fyp ##ap ♬ original sound – alexis_loveraz Loveraz’s digital tutoring...

Apr 29, 2020

Meet the 12-Year-Old British-Nigerian Wiz Kid Who Made a Historical Mathematics Discovery

Our youth are some of the most gifted individuals we have making major contributions to STEM and 12-year-old Chika Ofili is no different. The young Nigerian boy — who’s based in the U.K. — made a historical discovery by unearthing a new mathematical formula to make the study of mathematics easier to understand. Ofili was rewarded for his discovery back in November at the TruLittle Hero Awards . 12-year-old British-Nigerian Whizkid, Chika Ofili won the Academic Hero award at the Tru Little Hero Awards for discovering a new Mathematics formula. — Africa Facts Zone (@AfricaFactsZone) November 11, 2019 Ofili’s mathematics teacher, Miss Mary Ellis, head of the math department at Westminster Under School, revealed that he made the discovery during a holiday assignment. Ellis gave Ofili a book called “First Steps for Problem Solvers” to study during the holidays. The book contained several divisibility tests to check if numbers are divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,...

Apr 1, 2020