### 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 health professionals ...

### 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 school learn math.

### 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

(Phys.org) —When we think of binary math, we think of computers. A number system with only two digits makes calculations quick and easy. However, binary numbers can be very long and, therefore, unwieldy. While binary numbers ...

### 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.