Latest Mathematics education Stories

The Root Of A Good Math Teacher
2011-09-05 06:49:28

  Teachers are learning how to inspire the next generation of math geniuses in Washington, D.C. Krystn Hodge walks into her Washington, D.C., classroom on a mission. "By keeping kids in school, giving them a quality education and building their confidence, they will then go on to do great things," said Hodge. Hodge is a teaching fellow in Math for America (MfA) DC, a program that selects college graduates with a natural love of teaching and mathematics and provides them with...

2011-08-03 08:00:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Curriculum Press ('Key') has decided to reorganize the company around its technology products and to sell its high school mathematics textbook programs. "Key's future is in the digital realm," said Karen Coe, president and CEO. "As the publisher of the most widely-used learning tool for mathematics education, The Geometer's Sketchpad®, we intend to extend the influence of dynamic mathematics environments beyond the...

2011-08-02 00:00:31

New mobile website explains actual math textbook homework problems via iPhone and Android. The popular http://www.hotmath.com is now on smartphones at m.hotmath.com so students can get algebra, geometry, or calculus homework answers anywhere and anytime. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 Hotmath, Inc. today announced a smartphone edition of its popular http://www.hotmath.com homework help resource for use on iPhone and Android and other mobile devices. Hotmath, Inc. is a leading...

2011-07-28 13:27:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has reported it found the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) 6-12 Curriculum to have a "potentially positive" effect on high school mathematics instruction. The announcement of the potentially positive rating, the second highest possible from the WWC, reaffirms McGraw-Hill Education's commitment to research-based instruction. McGraw-Hill Education currently offers three National Science...

2011-07-11 08:38:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carson-Dellosa Publishing, LLC, a leader in supplemental educational resources for Pre-K-grade 8, is currently offering teachers an innovative new range of learning materials built around the highly acclaimed Singapore Math instructional method. The math curriculum in Singapore has been accepted worldwide for its excellence in producing students highly skilled in mathematics. "Utilizing Singapore Math techniques, which have been recognized...

2011-06-23 22:59:25

Math education professor considers new ways to use what we already know For years, it has been assumed that teachers"”specifically math teachers"”need to master the content they intend to teach. And the best way to do this is to take courses beyond that content. Yet in a paper published today in the Education Forum of the journal Science, Dr. Brent Davis of the University of Calgary says research does not support this common belief. There is little evidence that advanced courses...

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