New study to examine how ‘working memory’ affects math competency

Vanderbilt University – Jane Sevier “Children who struggle with mathematics will benefit from an innovative new Vanderbilt research project soon to launch in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The National Center for Special Education Research (part of...

Math Camp helps students learn appreciation for the subject

The Richland Source – Dillon Carr “Springmill Learning Center’s Math Literacy Initiative (MLI) camp is winding down for the week, but more is to come, said Content and Administrative Expert Meg Strong. Monday began the learning center’s five-day long math...

Could small tweaks reap big rewards in math education?

The Boston Globe – Kevin Hartnett ” Math education in the United States is a subject of constant anxiety. Our country’s future feels imperiled when our students land in the middle of the pack on international standardized tests, behind many Asian...

Reconsidering Math as an Art Form

The Huffington Post – Lisa Burns “Imagine a classroom filled with enthusiastic students posing some delightful and engaging questions – What happens when I draw a triangle within a rectangular box? Is infinity a number?…In A...

Why maths should be fun and creative, not a test of rote learning

The South China Morning Post – Joyee Chan “Many youngsters see little use for maths beyond how to add and subtract, multiply and divide. But that’s largely because of the way the subject is normally taught. Curriculums worldwide have lost touch with...