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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...

2011-06-09 05:00:00

How Education Got To Be A Science NEW YORK, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The ground breaking series of books that set the stage for the creation of a science of education is now available free to read on line, Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. (ESWI) today announced. Dr. Caleb Gattegno, one of the history's leading scientists and educators, wrote the series entitled The Science of Education after decades of observing and conducting his own successful classroom experiments...

2011-05-31 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. [ESWI], today announced it has finalized the purchase of all the rights to the intellectual property of Dr. Caleb Gattegno, who is regarded as one of the world's leading innovators in education. Ownership of the Gattegno IP will now reside in the hands of Canadian 'phil-entrepreneur' Eaton Donald, and will be administered and developed through ESWI, which is privately held by Mr. Donald and headquartered in...

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2011-05-30 12:50:00

Teachers receiving Presidential awards for mathematics and science teaching meet President Obama and Jill Biden at the White House On May 20th, a group of kindergarten thru sixth-grade teachers from accross the United States topped off a visit to the nation's capital by meeting with President Barack Obama. The meeting honored teachers who received the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). During their tour of the White House earlier in...

2011-05-27 21:39:21

Specialised teaching for individuals with dyscalculia, the mathematical equivalent of dyslexia, should be made widely available in mainstream education, according to a review of current research published today in the journal Science. Although just as common as dyslexia, with an estimated prevalence of up to 7% of the population, dyscalculia has been neglected as a disorder of cognitive development. However, a world-wide effort by scientists and educators has established the essential neural...

2011-05-26 12:26:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICMI ACCE Conference and Expo, the annual global gathering for the contact center community, has announced the winners of their third annual ACCE Video Contest. The theme of the 2011 contest, "The Voice of the Customer," matches the overall theme of the event. Entrants were asked to provide a short, creative video showing how they increase satisfaction and build loyalty within their organization. A five-member panel of customer...

2011-04-27 11:08:00

Adaptable resources will provide teachers with helpful tools to differentiate instruction and prepare all students to meet the Common Core State Standards SEATTLE, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced a suite of investments, totaling more than $20 million, focused on identifying and expanding promising cutting-edge learning resources that support teachers and students and bring innovative new instructional approaches into...