### A new way of teaching maths in schools

A study has looked at a new way of teaching mathematics in primary and secondary school classrooms, and its ability to enhance learning.

A study has looked at a new way of teaching mathematics in primary and secondary school classrooms, and its ability to enhance learning.

Jun 11, 2015
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Fermat's Last Theorem—the idea that a certain simple equation had no solutions— went unsolved for nearly 350 years until Oxford mathematician Andrew Wiles created a proof in 1995. Now, Case Western Reserve University's ...

Mar 04, 2013
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Mathematics

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(Phys.org)—Last year, a team of University of Pennsylvania physicists showed how to undo the "coffee-ring effect," a commonplace occurrence when drops of liquid with suspended particles dry, leaving a ring-shaped stain ...

Jan 18, 2013
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Studying the dynamics of the ocean system can greatly improve our understanding of key processes of ocean circulations, which have implications for future climate. Can applying mathematics to the research help? Dr. Emily ...

Oct 17, 2012
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Mathematics

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(PhysOrg.com) -- Teaching children mathematics at a young age may be as simple as helping them see how math is all around them.

Feb 16, 2012
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Social Sciences

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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 ...

Dec 15, 2009
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