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2011-12-07 08:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Customer Management Institute (ICMI), producer of ACCE, the global gathering for the contact center community, has announced the leading organizations that will offer call center tours to event attendees at next year's event. Taking place in Seattle, WA May 7-10, ACCE 2012 boosts an education-packed agenda featuring in-depth call center tours. "Our attendees consistently seek best practices that they...

2011-11-22 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Education is the key to the future. Yet in too many cases, American students have been falling behind their global peers, particularly in the critical field of mathematics where the instructional approach has tended to be broad and shallow, with little focus on concept mastery. That challenge has led a growing number of U.S. educators to take a serious look at Singapore - that is, at Singapore Math, an innovative curriculum whose effectiveness has...

2011-10-20 13:58:51

Success in math takes practice to control fears Using brain-imaging technology for the first time with people experiencing mathematics anxiety, University of Chicago scientists have gained new insights into how some students are able to overcome their fears and succeed in math. For the highly math anxious, researchers found a strong link between math success and activity in a network of brain areas in the frontal and parietal lobes involved in controlling attention and regulating...

2011-10-17 11:00:00

BOSTON, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cengage Learning, a leading global provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions, today announced a landmark mathematical publication: Brief Applied Calculus by renowned author and mathematician James Stewart and Daniel Clegg (Hardcover ISBN-13: 9780534423827, $137.95 list). Published under the Brooks/Cole imprint from Cengage Learning, James Stewart's calculus and precalculus textbooks have educated over 5 million students...

2011-10-17 07:10:00

DALLAS, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager, a member of Cambium Learning Group serving at-risk and special student populations through strategic and intensive comprehensive interventions, will host a complimentary, one-hour webinar featuring education author, John Woodward, Ph.D., on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. Central Time. The webinar, For Every Student to Succeed, Something Different Has To Happen, will address how to successfully support struggling math students....

2011-09-19 10:11:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the new school year gets underway, a just-released survey finds that most eighth and ninth graders consider algebra to be their toughest subject -- and the same goes for parents who say advanced math, like algebra, tops the subjects they struggle with when helping their children with homework. The findings of the national survey are significant because algebra is regarded by many educators, including the U.S. Department of Education, to be a...

2011-09-19 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist states and school districts as they adapt to the new Common Core State Standards, McGraw-Hill Education today announced a collaboration with professional development provider Align, Assess, Achieve to offer teachers resources specifically designed to guide them through the transition. The collaboration will set the stage for effective standards-based instruction in language arts, mathematics and literacy in history, social studies, science...

2011-09-07 05:00:00

Launch Coincides With Dr. Caleb Gattegno Centennial Celebrations and UNESCO's International Literacy Day NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Educational Solutions Worldwide Inc. (ESWI) today announced the launch of the first ever edition of the world-renowned Words In Color reading program that is suitable for use outside the traditional classroom format. The launch comes during this year's centennial of the birth of Dr. Caleb Gattegno, who developed Words In Color to solve the...

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...