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This researcher asked kids what's wrong with U.S. schools. Here are their ideas.

This is not news: America does pretty badly when it goes up against other countries academically.<p>This is true even if we take it one state at a</b> …

Who's To Blame When a Student Fails a Test?

It all started when I wanted to take an online statistics class. I signed up for it through my local community college because I had had good experiences previously. I had never encountered a professor who was not forthcoming. Until I took statistics with Professor C.<p>It started out fine. I …

Why Would a Math Teacher Punish a Child for Saying 5 x 3 = 15?

October 21, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>What’s 5 x 3?<p>How about 4 x 6?<p>You might think those are simple questions, but a third grader had points taken off on …

Teaching

What Core Skills Do Teachers Need To Be Effective?

Jasmine Bankhead went to a traditional teacher prep program in the early 2000s. She took about a year’s worth of coursework that was all pretty …

How Will Education Be Different in 100 Years?

At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival, we asked a group of professors, engineers, and journalists how education will change in a century. "I mean, will you need to know knowledge?" asks the journalist Amanda Ripley. "Or will you just need to be an amazing processor of information and an analyst?" …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

7 Foolproof Practices for Maximizing Your Time

You will never have control of your time unless you take control of your time.<p>We need to think differently about time. It's not as if we haven't been trying. Time-management courses have been around for decades, and work/life balance has become a clich. Some question whether work/life balance is …

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Are our kids failing in maths because they can’t read?

There has been a lot of hand-wringing about mathematics lately. According to national and international testing we are not getting any better at it …

Mathematics

If math gives you anxiety, watch this

Does math scare you or your child? Here’s a four-minute pep talk by an engaging math major who goes by “Mathematigal”<p>First she amusingly runs down the reactions she gets when she tells people she studies math “on purpose,” including “Oh, my brain’s just not built for that,” or “I’m more creative,” …

'I'm Not A Math Person' Is No Longer A Valid Excuse

Research published in Child Development found that hard work and good study habits were the most important factor in improving math ability over time.<p>But bad attitudes about math are holding us back.<p>Most of us would never think that "I'm bad at reading," is a good excuse to stop taking English …

A New Kind of Problem: The Common Core Math Standards

<i>A set of guidelines adopted by 45 states this year may turn children into "little mathematicians" who don't know how to do actual math.</i><p>zhu difeng/shutterstock<p>A few weeks ago, I wrote an article for TheAtlantic.com describing some of the problems with how math is currently being taught. …

Math education in the U.S.: What we're doing wrong.

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><b>Answer by Alon Amit, Ph.D. in mathematics, math circler:</b><p>Advertisement<p>This is (obviously, I hope) a complex …

Are math textbooks ready for Common Core?

The most visible symbols of the nation’s long-criticized, mile-wide, inch-deep traditional math standards are the 15-pound textbooks that students have been hauling back and forth from school for years.<p>New Common Core standards are designed to turn things around by presenting fewer math standards …

How I Help All My Students to Be Good at Math

A math teacher explains how she emphasizes effort over achievement.<p>As a mathematics educator for the last seven years, I can attest that most folks believe they either are or are not “math people.” And that idea of innate math ability is very harmful to both those who believe they possess it and to …

Here's Proof That Beautiful Math Equations Affect The Brain Just Like Great Art

What's beautiful to you? A sunset? The face of a loved one? A favorite poem or song?<p>Mathematicians sometimes say they find beauty in mathematical formulas, and a new brain scan study confirms that equations can activate the brain in much the same way that great art does.<p>"To many of us, mathematical …