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2014-01-13 16:27:21

Newly released editions span multiple mathematics disciplines and publishers RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebAssign, a leader in online learning solutions, has added eighteen new mathematics titles to its extensive textbook collection. The majority of the new question content is supplemented with e-books and student support features such as tutorials and videos. Five different publishing partners are represented in this latest content offering including Cengage Learning,...

2013-11-18 23:03:28

Magikid Numbers is a new numbers & math story-based game for kids, released this week on the App Store. It is a comprehensive math app that teaches topics such as cardinality and sequencing - all based on the latest in education research. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Magikid is adding another member to its family of educational iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod touch® apps. Magikid Numbers is a new way to teach numbers to young learners, using the best in...

2012-06-14 23:03:29

i Learn With Boing: Savannah Adventures! App Now Available on the App Store. The new app teaches young children many core math subjects such as number recognition, counting, ordering in ones and tens, adding and subtracting, with three highly engaging games, including one that encourages parent and child to play together. Montreal, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Today, Tribal Nova, the developers behind the award winning PBS KIDS PLAY! and CBC WONDERWORLD online learning programs announce the...

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...

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2009-12-16 07:50:00

A new study co-written by a University of Illinois expert in math education suggests that incorporating technology in high school-level geometry classes not only makes the teaching of concepts such as congruency easier, it also empowers students to discover other geometric relationships they wouldn't ordinarily uncover when more traditional methods of instruction were used. Gloriana González, a professor of curriculum and instruction in the College of Education at Illinois, says when...

2008-09-12 03:00:23

From arithmetic to algebra and beyond, mathematics absorbs a huge amount of class time. Students are pushed to learn more math than ever - and sooner. How is math taught? Hands-on learning is popular. Why ask kids to multiply 6 by 3 with pencil and paper at their desks, teachers ask, when you can use three plates of six doughnuts each? Math programs run the gamut from more structured, textbook- driven lessons that stress computation to open-ended, exploratory curricula that urge students...

2008-08-06 09:00:50

By Julie Hubbard, The Macon Telegraph, Ga. Aug. 6--High School freshmen aren't the only ones who will need to step up their math game this school year. So will their teachers. The state rolls out its more advanced high school math curriculum -- Math I, II, III and IV -- starting this school year. It begins with ninth-graders taking Math I, and next year as sophomores Math II, and so on. Using a similar model used in Japan and Singapore, Georgia's new integrated math will have...

2008-08-04 03:00:26

By Josh Dulaney FONTANA - The school board may consider a multimillion-dollar decision that looms in the next two years when it talks about textbooks at its upcoming meeting. "Every year our board has to approve our curriculum," said Oscar Duenas, associate superintendent of instructional services. "The hearing is open for anyone to come in and discuss the textbooks." The board will certify that the district has a sufficient amount of standardized books for its students. But the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.