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2012-12-14 05:01:15

Lymboo (http://www.lymboo.com), an education technology startup, announces the availability of their innovative online math practice program that aims to revolutionize the way math is practiced. The program, Lymboo Math, is the only comprehensive, structured, and rigorous math practice program available today. The program helps students build a strong foundation in math through its comprehensive content, a structure that provides continuous reinforcement, and a rigor that promotes mastery....

Study Shows US College Students Suck At Math
2012-11-29 16:26:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When it comes to texting and updating Facebook, our U.S. culture has an edge on all other societies, but mathematics is a different story altogether. A new research paper looked at how U.S. students fared in comparison to other nations, and found that our national math IQ is lacking. In the study, U.S. college students were presented with a number line, ranging from -2 to 2, and were asked to pinpoint the location of 0.7...

Animals Are Bad At Math
2012-10-30 19:17:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that although your dog may understand the concept two treats are better than one, the idea of formal math is a uniquely human trait. The team was able to show how variations in both advanced arithmetic and geometry skills specifically correlated with variations in a human's sense of magnitude. "Our results clearly show that uniquely human...

2012-09-10 23:04:31

New trends in math education create cool math games for kids help engaging children in math learning in an interactive and fun way. Kids Activities Blog has identified some of the newest online math learning games and non-traditional math learning techniques. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Cool math games? Parents and teachers may be skeptical, but Kids Activities Blog has listed some kid-tested solutions to making math cool. Online games like Granny Prix are serving up silly...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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