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Test-approved app could kill off the graphing calculator

Math students have a love-hate relationship with the funky, expensive TI-84 graphing calculators, but thanks to a new deal, they'll soon get a free option. Starting this spring, pupils in 14 US states will be able to use the TI-like Desmos online calculator during standardized testing run by the …

High School

Bringing Joy to Math Class

1. Authentic Inquiry<p>The traditional belief is that students need to be shown procedures and to be able to reiterate the steps in order to show their …

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

Take a Quick Tour of the Mind-Boggling Universe of Mathematics

Math is often considered synonymous with pain, boredom and frustration. It’s not uncommon to hear someone say, “ugh, it’s like doing math.” But math …

Ten projects you can try with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wondered what the Internet of Things can do for your business? These useful projects may give you some idea.<p>The best way to understand what the …

Hands-On: A case for the Raspberry Pi Zero with camera

I take a look at a case to hold the Raspberry Pi Zero and a Pi Camera Module -- and check out a couple of other Pi Zero cases as well.<p>Last May the …

All The Mathematical Methods I Learned In My University Math Degree Became Obsolete In My Lifetime

<i>If you are connected with the world of K-12 mathematics education, it’s highly unlikely that a day will go by without you uttering, writing, hearing, or reading the term “number sense”. In contrast everyone else on the planet would be hard pressed to describe what it is. Though entering the term</i> …

p=.03, it’s gotta be true!

Howie Lempel writes:Showing a white person a photo of Obama w/ artificially dark skin instead of artificially lightened skin before asking whether …

The Common High-School Tool That's Banned in College

Why are students still using calculators?<p>Step inside any high-school math class in the United States, and chances are you’ll find students staring down at their Texas Instrument calculators, nimbly typing commands into those $100 pocket computers. Calculators are so commonplace in modern American …

Mathematics

The Mathematical Voodoo of Triangles

When you try to build shapes out of too many triangles, some bizarre things start to happen.<p>The five Platonic solids are the foundation for a number of geometric studies, and they encompass the only three-dimensional polyhedrons that are both regular and convex. In other words, they are 3D shapes …

Mathematics

55+ Simple Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners with Code and Schematics

Hall sensors are sensors which produces an electrical signal at its output when it comes in contact with a magnetic field. The...<p>The MPU6050 sensor …

Raspberry Pi

Apple’s new Swift Playgrounds app turns kids into coders

Apple introduced a powerful new way to teach kids how to learn to code today with a new app called Swift Playgrounds that makes learning Swift as easy as ABC.<p>The iPad app helps students learn to code by presenting a number of simple lessons aimed at kids, though simpleton non-coder adults can learn …

Build This Two-Player Arcade Table from a Raspberry Pi and IKEA Parts

We’ve shown you some awesome IKEA game tables, and even a two-player coffee table mod, but this one takes our favorite emulation powerhouse, the …

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking -- Part 1: Why Students Need the Humanities Now More Than Ever

Students today grow up in such a distracted and meaningless world that, unless schools give them some idea of where we have come from as a cultural tradition, schools themselves run the risk of becoming part of that meaninglessness. Not that students need necessarily accept that tradition, but they …

Top 10 Websites that will Teach you Coding/Programming for Free

Learn Coding Online without paying single penny is now very easy. You can find 100s of websites on the internet and learn coding free. In this post, …

Raspberry Pi projects

The Raspberry Pi has a deceptively simple design that's not much bigger than a credit card, yet it can be used for a range of tasks as diverse as …

How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love

Technology in School<p>How to Create Digital Homework That Students Love<p>By Laura McClure     Apr 27, 2016<p>Shutterstock / JStaley401<p>Related Stories<p>The …

Teaching

Sanskrit Can Compete With Java, C++ , Python And Even Javascript [Manish Sisodia]

Recently, HRD ministry requested all IITs to teach Sanskrit language for facilitating study of science and technology.“IITs have been requested to …

It’s time to stop putting kids in separate gifted education programs

Every winter, thousands of New Yorkers take a standardized test that will determine their future opportunities. Some of them have studied for months, even paid for expensive test prep classes. And after it’s all over, maybe they can go back to playing with blocks, practicing tying their shoelaces, …

New York City

Learn and create with the Complete Raspberry Pi 2 Starter Kit - now 85% off

If you haven't already been introduced to the coolness of the Raspberry Pi, then it's really about time to catch up to the rest of us tech …

How to Display Your Soft Skills as Coveted Leadership Traits

<i>By: Courtney Feider</i><p>Image Source: ThinkStock<p>What used to be called "soft" skills are now the some of the most coveted skillsets in the business world -- now and for the foreseeable future. As Boomers retire for next decade at a rate of 10,000 per day, they will be replaced by female leaders--many of …

I am Alex St. John’s Daughter, and He is Wrong About Women in Tech

My name is Amilia St. John and I am the daughter of Alex St. John. Yes, that one. For those not following the horrific toddler meltdown my father has …

11 resources for teaching and learning Python

If you're looking to teach, tutor, or mentor beginning programmers, you've got your work cut out for you. Different learning styles, varying levels …

Chinese tycoon flaunts wealth by going shopping with 8 robotic maids

Why go shopping with bodyguards when you can take humanoid robots out with you to carry your purchases?<p>A middle-aged man said to be part of China's …

China

A Robot Makes a 3-D Printed Bridge

One of 10 innovations to win a 2016 Invention Award<p>For the past 12 years, the Joris Laarman Lab in Amsterdam has crafted experimental furniture and artwork. To produce their more ambitious designs, Laarman and his partners adopted 3-D printing early on. But existing printers couldn’t produce their …