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It’s all fun and games – and math

“You don’t even realize you’re doing math — that’s how fun it is.”<p>That was fourth-grader Marco Molossi’s review of Family Game Night, which debuted …

Will kids do math for fun? Newark schools think new app will help

NEWARK -- If kids can enjoy bedtime stories, why not bedtime math problems?<p>This bold concept was turned into an iPhone application two years ago by …

Many parents hated Common Core math at first, before figuring it out

I am at that stage in life when I have more time to watch television and yet loathe nearly every bit of entertainment I see in prime time. Instead, I am watching the presidential debates, hoping for some lively exchanges on education.<p>That hasn’t happened. The Republicans dismiss the Common Core …

Educators, students, parents transitioning into new math

On Monday, the Garden City USD 457 Board of Education will vote whether to commit to a new way of teaching math to students in kindergarten through …

Math and Science teacher uses technology toincrease student engagement at Beneke Elementary

Teacher Natalie Johnson is quick to tell you that technology and student engagement go hand in hand, and her Beneke Elementary classroom in Spring …

‘Super Bowl of Math’ draws crowd at Fort Mill Elementary

An MVP in a No. 1 Carolina Panthers jersey walks into Fort Mill Elementary School. Followed by several more just like him. All with the stickers to …