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2013-10-21 23:30:05

The novel Iso-, Geno-, and Hyper-Mathematics proposed by the Italian-American scientist R. M. Santilli at the Department of Mathematics of Harvard University in the early 1980s were confirmed and further developed by the participants of the 2013 ICNAAM Conference in Greece (see the Schedule of Talks http://www.santilli-foundation.org/docs/Rhodes-2013-IsoMath-Schedule.pdf). Palm Harbor, FL, (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The novel Iso-, Geno-, and Hyper-Mathematics proposed by the...

2012-06-16 00:56:54

From factory workers to Wall Street bankers, a reasonable proficiency in math is a crucial requirement for most well-paying jobs in a modern economy. Yet, over the past 30 years, mathematics achievement of U.S. high school students has remained stagnant – and significantly behind many other countries, including China, Japan, Finland, the Netherlands and Canada. A research team led by Carnegie Mellon University's Robert Siegler has identified a major source of the gap - U. S....

2011-06-28 00:00:33

New iPad App by KJ Dots Enhances Multiplication Skills (PRWEB) June 28, 2011 Math, ugh. For many young students it's a subject of dread, or let's face it "“ boredom. Or is it? Creator KJ Dots, LLC, has designed Multiply Dots, an engaging iPad app for children to aid in the memorization of multiplication facts from numbers 2-12. Now kids can study basic arithmetic and build confidence by skip counting and drawing pictures. Who knew math could be so captivating? Similar to the app's...

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...

2011-04-12 08:00:00

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel Corporation received the 2011 Automotive News PACE Award for its Terophon® HDF (high damping foam). This is the third year in a row Henkel's automotive technologies have been recognized with the prestigious PACE Award, which is awarded to automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090415/DE99335LOGO ) Henkel's...

2011-03-22 12:43:18

The way in which teachers and textbooks use language and different metaphors in mathematics education determines how pupils develop their number sense. This is shown in a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. When school pupils encounter numbers that cannot be conceptualised as quantities in an obvious way, clarity is required in terms of the language used by both teachers and textbooks. One significant risk is that the explanatory models and metaphors used by teachers are...

2011-02-15 07:59:00

NOTTINGHAM, England, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Cresswell and Andy Shipman, friends since primary school, have launched a new website - http://www.timestoo.co.uk - aimed at helping children learn to love times tables and improve their multiplication skills. Peter Cresswell, now head teacher of a UK primary school said: "I don't know about you, but when I was at school I didn't enjoy learning times tables. Today, I see on a daily basis the need for children to know their...

2009-10-12 07:34:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OEConnection LLC announced today that Nissan North America, Inc. has selected OEConnection's CollisionLink Internet-based parts ordering and fulfillment solution for Nissan and Infiniti dealerships and their collision shop customers nationwide. This agreement includes CollisionLink's Parts Marketing Administration (PMA) advanced program marketing technology, which automates and manages automaker parts programs. PMA allows dealerships and...

2009-09-09 18:43:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Best-selling author and Guinness World Record Holder as the "Fastest Human Calculator," Scott Flansburg earned his sobriquet for his ability to process numbers with amazing speed and calculator accuracy. He can add, subtract, multiply, divide - and even do square and cube roots - all in his head. Now, "The Human Calculator(R)" (a nickname given to him by Regis Philbin), is using his extraordinary gift to inspire students, teachers and "non-math"...

2008-09-18 18:00:42

By JANESE HEAVIN A discussion about what children should be learning in math class this morning sparked concerns over whether Columbia Board of Education members have enough faith in the educators who select and implement curricula. "I feel as if my integrity, my professionalism, my knowledge and my ethics are being challenged," Grant Elementary curriculum coach Gale Underwood told board members. Underwood joined more than 50 educators and parents at the school board's morning workshop,...


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