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List of long mathematical proofs

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iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom

Smartphones and tablets have quickly become a permanent part of students' daily lives. Kids up to 8 years old spent almost an hour a day on mobile devices, Common Sense Media reported last year.<p>And the amount of time kids spend with screens only increases as they get older. On average, 13- to …

Education Technology

15 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by all the podcast options out there, but narrowing down your choices to the titles that will teach you something while …

Sesame Street

Books to Read After Reading The Power

Finished reading The Power and looking for more feminist dystopic fiction? We've got the perfect list for lovers of feminist dystopia and speculative …

Books

Stanford research shows that students do better on tests when teachers face down their math demons

“The idea that some of us are ‘math people’ and some are not is a myth that pervades Western society,” Jo Boaler, a professor of math education at Stanford University, writes in a revealing new study. “This damaging idea has been challenged in recent years by neuroscience showing that mathematics …

Teaching

Calculus, Statistics, and the Future of High School Math

1:32<p>The use of data in everything from physics and finance to politics and education is building momentum for a new path in high school math, …

High School

Study finds that mastering prerequisites—not taking calculus in high school—better predicts success in college

The word alone is enough strike terror into the hearts of even the most accomplished students, but for those who break out in cold sweats at the …

High School

Ten essential summer reads according to the Swedish bookstore voted world's best

<b>Fiction</b><p><i>"Less" by Andrew Sean Greer</i><p>"This great, funny, empathic book about a middle-aged writer and his insecurities won the Pulitzer this year."<p>Read …

Books

Growth Mindset In Learning Neglects Fixed Mindset In K-12 Math Curriculum

I have a 100% belief I could learn to put together IKEA furniture like a pro. I also have 100% belief that I never want to.<p>Just because one can, …

Mathematics

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Stonehenge Builders Used Pythagoras’ Theorem 2,000 Years Before It was ‘Invented’

<b>Evidence of advanced knowledge in mathematics, astronomy, and engineering can be found all over the world, at different ancient sites.</b><p><b>As it turns</b> …

Mathematics

Best apps and websites for teaching and learning

The <b>American Association of School Librarians</b> announced its 2018 <b>Best Apps and Best Websites</b> for Teaching and Learning at the ALA Annual Conference in …

Education Technology

The modern education system was designed to teach future factory workers to be “punctual, docile, and sober”

The education system as we know it is only about 200 years old. Before that, formal education was mostly reserved for the elite. But as industrialization changed the way we work, it created the need for universal schooling.<p>Factory owners required a docile, agreeable workers who would show up on …

Education

The Essential Reading List: Dystopian

Every month in 2018, we’re offering an essential reading list by genre. Those we’ve put together so far include:<p>This month, we’re covering one of the …

Books

2 First-Rate Novels Celebrate The Humor And Heroism Of Unconventional Women

Authors Dorthe Nors and Sayaka Murata use bracing good humor to subvert readers' expectations about single women in their new novels, <i>Mirror, Shoulder, Signal</i> and C<i>onvenience Store Woman.</i><p>Transcript<p>DAVE DAVIES, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. Our critic at large John Powers always keeps an eye out for new …

Books

Newport-Mesa works to change how math classes are offered to middle school students

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District is working to modify how math classes are offered in middle school with a new course sequence that officials say would establish a stronger foundation for students to flourish in high school.<p>Some middle schools currently offer enriched or honors math, but …

Algebraic Fractions: Solving Equations (GCSE Topic Review)

This worksheet contains the <b>full range of exam-type questions</b> that require students to <i>solve equations that involve algebraic fractions</i>. Questions …

Singapore Math Pros and Cons

The Singapore Math method marked a change in the way math was taught in many American classrooms. The program uses a three-step learning model, …

Why I avoid equations in my talks

The myth of superhuman working memory<p>I taught math and statistics for over a decade and today I’m often asked to speak about technical topics at …

Math Fiction Books for Gifted Children

Everyone recognizes how important it is for children to learn math and understand mathematical concepts. Some kids are mathematically gifted and can …

This Harlem Native Rocked Roland Garros ... Back in 1956

Three years after Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier in 1947, the world of tennis saw its own segregated traditionalism …

Roland Garros

12 books you should listen to as audiobooks instead

I've been an insatiable reader ever since I first learned how letters joined together to form words. One tool my grandfather used to teach me how to read was a small tape recorder, and our routine was that he had me practice reading aloud each night into the microphone.<p>Somewhere, there are tapes of …

Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspires Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

Could YOU pass GCSE maths? Test yourself with actual questions from 2017's exam to find out

STUDENTS are about to take their GCSE maths exams, and our hearts go out to them as they pack up their see through pencil case and graphical …

Why maths should be spilt into two subjects

Businesses expect their new employees to be numerate, because whatever the business does they will be involved with figures every day one way or …

These Are the Best Young Adult Novels for Teens and Grown-Ups Alike

It might not be surprising to hear that kids these days are spending an average of nine hours a day consuming media. And adults, it doesn't look any …

Maria Agnesi, the greatest female mathematician you've never heard of

The outmoded gender stereotype that women lack mathematical ability suffered a major blow in 2014, when Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to …

A Rubric BIG Education Can Use to Assess Itself

Mary Tarashuk just finished a required teacher self-assessment, using a large array of rubrics designed for her state by a former principal and …

Ostracised and fetishised: The perils of travelling as a young black woman

<b>Ashley Butterfield, 31, has been around the world - but a visit to India brought home the particular challenges of being a lone black female tourist.</b><p>"Are blacks better in bed because of genetics or diet?" the middle-aged Indian restaurant owner asked me earnestly as I finished the dinner he had …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education