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2014-06-06 09:51:39

UBC The key to helping students learn complicated math is to understand how to apply it to new ideas and make learning more interactive, according to a new study by UBC researchers. Pre-class assignments, small group discussions and clicker quizzes improve students’ ability to grasp tricky first-year calculus concepts. Students taught in such active-engagement classes were 10 per cent more likely to understand key concepts on subsequent quizzes, according to the study published The...

2014-05-20 12:39:53

PROGRAM RESULTS IN 70 PERCENT IMPROVEMENT IN STUDENT SCORES LEADING TO ADOPTION BY TWO ADDITIONAL DISTRICT SCHOOLS KENDALL PARK, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabtor Math, an iPad-based learning program, announced today that students participating in the pilot program at Greenbrook Elementary School, part of South Brunswick school District, improved their math test scores by an average of 70 percent. As a result of the success, two additional South Brunswick School District...

2014-05-12 12:36:36

Applauds 200 Organizations and Implores Them To "Keep Working Together:" "Our Kids and Our Future Depend on It" NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama, in a pre-recorded video for 100Kin10's third annual Summit, applauded 100Kin10, its partner organizations, and their collective success in their commitment to "train and recruit more than 40,000 STEM teachers by 2016 and to encourage more of these talented educators to stay in the classroom longer." The...

2014-05-07 08:38:50

HERNDON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education(TM) today announced it is expanding its comprehensive portfolio of more than 500 unique online and blended courses and titles for pre-K through 12(th) grade with more than 25 new additions for the 2014-2015 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85200 Fuel Education's catalog now features multiple new math courses for middle and high school students, new electives designed to...

2014-05-01 23:05:02

Second Presentation in MoMath Winton Power Series to Examine the Role Computers Play in Solving a Variety of Mathematical Problems, Sunday, May 4, at the National Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan New York, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), with generous support from Winton Capital Management, will host Computers and Mathematics: Problems and Prospects with Steele Prize winner and Fellow of the American Mathematical Society Ron Graham on Sunday, May 4,...

2014-04-17 23:11:18

Connect First, an award-winning telecommunications company, is offering a discounted rate of 25% off any conference package at the 2014 ICMI Contact Center Expo & Conference. Details below. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Connect First will be exhibiting in booth #320 at the ICMI Contact Center Expo & Conference May 6-9 in San Diego, Calif. Presented by the International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), Contact Center Expo & Conference is the leading global...

2014-04-07 16:26:35

Contact center professionals are running out of time to register for the largest industry event of the year (May 6-9, 2014) in San Diego COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The strength of ICMI Contact Center Expo & Conference in San Diego, CA (May 6-9, 2014), a world-class, international forum for contact center professionals, continues to impress industry insiders. Organizers have announced record-breaking numbers for 2014, including: -- 1500+ attendees from the...

2014-03-26 23:23:12

The only solution that combines quality instruction with access to live, Utah Core Standards-trained tutors that is eligible for purchase from Utah's STEM Action Center. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Think Through Math (TTM), the only solution that combines fully adaptive instruction with access to live, Utah Core Standards-trained tutors, is now eligible for purchase for the 2014-2015 school year. The STEM Action Center and the Utah State Office of Education previously...

2014-03-21 23:23:58

Richard Rusczyk, the founder and CEO of the math education website Art of Problem Solving, has been awarded the 2014 Paul Erdös Award. Alpine, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 San Diego-area educator wins international mathematics education award. Richard Rusczyk, the founder and CEO of the math education website Art of Problem Solving, has been awarded the 2014 Paul Erdös Award by the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions (WFNMC), an affiliated study group of the...

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...


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