High-quality English instruction helps student performances across other subjects
Great English teachers boost their students' achievements in math, a very different subject, according to Stanford researchers.
Maths is important but should it be compulsory?
Compulsory maths for year 12 students! I'd like to see that – or would I?
The mathematics of chlamydia's spread
(Phys.org) —It sounds an unlikely pairing: using maths to combat the spread of a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to infertility, but a group of mathematicians has delivered a solution that enables ...
Language key to learning math
(Phys.org) —An assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education has shown that a reading comprehension technique helps non-native English speakers in elementary ...
Malware on Yahoo ads turned user PCs into bitcoin miners
Urban schools improving faster than rest of US
Federal testing data shows that public school students in the nation's largest cities are improving their performance in reading and math faster than their counterparts in suburban and rural schools.
Some Polynesian islanders combined binary and decimal math
No math gene: Learning mathematics takes practice
New research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim could have an effect on how math is taught.
US report card: Scores up, but not all good news
Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading. But it's too early to start celebrating.
UA Math App Blends Numbers, Animal Lessons
A Web-based math tutoring system developed by a University of Arizona professor is now available as a convenient iPad app.
Students practice hands-on STEM activities to define problems and determine solutions
In Georgia, young students often feel disconnected from the real world when studying math and science, a perception that poses serious challenges to the state's future economic and workforce development, ...
Study gives Catholic schools poor marks
A national study led by a Michigan State University economist suggests Catholic schools are not superior to public schools after all.
Mixed bag when US exam scores compared globally
So how do U.S. eighth-graders do in math and science when compared to their peers around the globe? Turns out it matters which state they live in, according to a study being released Thursday.
UD researcher gets to the root of why women leave STEM fields
Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy. Women who are the most invested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM) are also the ones who are most likely to leave them.