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5 Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Math

Believe it or not, math is changing. Or at least the way we use math in the context of our daily lives is changing. The way you learned math will not prepare your children with the mathematical skills they need in the 21st Century.<p>Don’t take my word for it. I am not a math professor. I almost …

Math in Real Life - A TED-Ed Series

Math in Real Life is a series of 33 TED-Ed lessons. The "real life" context in these lessons isn't things like "how calculating percentages helps you …

These Test Questions Show How Math Has Totally Changed Since You Were In School

Schools have adopted new ways of teaching subtraction and multiplication, and parents have been speaking out about how they can no longer help their children with their homework because they don't understand the methods.<p>Last week, The New York Times' Motoko Rich wrote about a Louisiana mother who …

Mathematics

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Andrew Bastawrous: Get your next eye exam on a smartphone

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Minecraft Learning Free Geometry Printables #math #minecraft

Math-Craft Geometry- Types of angles - Link found HERE Free for only 2 days, so hurry!<p>This elementary mathematics unit incorporates activities and …

5 things you need to know about the future of math (interview with Keith Devlin) | Stanford Graduate School of Education

Believe it or not, math is changing. Or at least the way we use math in the context of our daily lives is changing. The way you learned math will not …

Mathematics

This Is, Without A Doubt, The Worst Way To Teach Kids Math

Memorizing a multiplication table seems like the worst possible experience when you're in third grade. But leave your kid in a room with this …

Kids

Study: Hybrid Algebra Program 'Nearly Doubled' Math Learning

<i>From guest blogger Alyssa Morones</i><p>Students who used a mathematics program that blends online learning and in-class instruction in algebra …

Like math? Thank your motivation, not IQ - Technology & science - Science - LiveScience | NBC News

Looks like Tiger Mom had it half-right: Motivation to work hard and good study techniques, not IQ, lead to better math skills, a new study shows.<p>But there's a catch: The findings, published this month in the journal Child Development, show that keeping children's heads in the math books by force …

Mathematics

EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Session Resources | Boston, MA

Making Math Contextual, Visual, and Interconnected with Technology<p>EdTechTeacher iPad Summit – Boston, MA<p>Wednesday November 18th, 2015<p>Thanks for …

College Students Still Struggling with Math and Writing

A great deal of concern is given to young children being ready to learn once they begin attending elementary school. But what happens when those …

KQED

Educators have been talking about changing the traditional way of teaching math for a long time, but nothing seems to change. Elizabeth Green’s New …