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Children's Math Skills Improved With Use Of Hand Gestures: Study
2014-03-12 06:16:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Children who use hand gesturing while learning math develop a better understanding of the problems they are taught, according to new research from University of Chicago’s Department of Psychology. While previous research has found that hand gestures can indeed help children learn, the current study focused on whether abstract gesturing can support generalization beyond a particular problem, and whether it is a more effective...

2013-04-02 23:19:07

Eduactor.com has just launched their Differential Equations course which furthers higher level mathematics learning online. This course is in addition to 60+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Educator.com is excited to announce another excellent addition to our higher level mathematics section. Differential Equations, a course tailored for college math and science students, is now available on...

2013-01-28 10:10:59

Emmy Noether Research Group Leader Wolfram Pernice Achieves Breakthrough at KIT in Building an Efficient Single-photon Detector Ultrafast, efficient, and reliable single-photon detectors are among the most sought-after components in photonics and quantum communication, which have not yet reached maturity for practical application. Physicist Dr. Wolfram Pernice of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in cooperation with colleagues at Yale University, Boston University, and Moscow...

2009-08-19 10:08:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of students like the words "algebra class." A large percentage of students fail to learn algebra from traditional lectures, textbooks, and homework. Now students and their instructors have another path to algebra success: the new Algebra Upgrade(R) online course from Learning Upgrade. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090819/LA63248) Algebra Upgrade features 60 interactive lessons with music-videos that...

2009-04-02 14:07:18

If Isaac Newton had access to a supercomputer, he'd have had it watch apples fall "“ and let it figure out the physical matters. But the computer would have needed to run an algorithm, just developed by Cornell researchers, which can derive natural laws from observed data.The researchers have taught a computer to find regularities in the natural world that become established laws "“ yet without any prior scientific knowledge on the part of the computer. They have tested their...

2008-09-11 00:00:24

By Liz Lightfoot COVER STORY Paul Jones is among a growing number of disaffected postgraduates considering suing their universities. Are PhD students neglected by their supervisors? By Liz Lightfoot If things had gone according to plan, Paul Jones would be seeking work as a university lecturer. Instead, he is unemployed and trying to pursue a legal action against the university where he failed to complete his PhD. The 26-year-old claims that his research is in ruins because the School...

2008-08-01 12:00:59

Text of editorial by Farzaneh Rusta'i, headlined: "An elegy for the faculty of law" published by Iranian newspaper Etemad website on 27 July On one of the days of spring 1370 [1991-92], I was reviewing the notes I had taken in the previous session while waiting for the lecturer of Islamic political jurisprudence behind the green bench in one of the classes on the third floor of the Political Science and Law Faculty of Tehran University. The lecturer who later became the chancellor of the...

2007-06-19 12:00:34

CHICAGO, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Group/McGraw-Hill is launching the third editions of UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra, available in August. The new editions of the programs, developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, are even more rigorous, reflecting increased expectations for math achievement in middle and high schools. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070619/NYTU123-A ) (Photo:...

2007-01-14 03:00:26

By Steen, Lynn Arthur Even under the best of circumstances, teaching mathematics is a daunting challenge. But in today's society, it is increasingly important. Basic numeracy is one of the few essential skills that students absolutely must master, both for their own good and for the benefit of the nation's democracy and economic well-being. Abstract mathematical ideas that took centuries to develop are now routinely employed as powerful tools in all walks of life. But today's...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
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