What If Teachers Took Computation Out of Math Class?

KQED News Mind/Shift – Staff Writer “Math proficiency is a subject of a lot of anxiety for school leaders, parents and even national leaders. Employers and educators alike know that math skills are crucial to many of the science, technology and engineering...

Stem Degrees Not Earned by Math Alone

Diverse Education – Lisa M. Tittle “The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degree and career emphasis of the past several years has cast a shadow over the importance of e­ffective reading and writing skills as they pertain to academics and...

Marketers Should Worry About Math Education In The US

Ad Exchanger – John Sisson “Today’s marketers rely more heavily on data about their audiences so they can craft personalized messages. In marketing, analytics may have always been fundamental to the ability to refine a campaign over time, but it’s become...

Square Root of Kids’ Math Anxiety: Their Parents’ Help

The New York Times – Jan Hoffman “A common impairment with lifelong consequences turns out to be highly contagious between parent and child, a new study shows. The impairment? Math anxiety. Means of transmission? Homework help. Children of highly...

Are you bad at math, or do you just think you are?

The Mother Nature Network – Ali Berman “Are you bad at math? If you answered yes, consider these next two questions: Are you bad at math because you didn’t study hard enough to learn the material? Or, are you bad at math because you lack the ability...