Transferable knowledge and skills key to success in education and work: report
Educational and business leaders want today's students both to master school subjects and to excel in areas such as problem solving, critical thinking, and communication -- abilities often referred to by such labels as "deeper ...
A-levels not equipping students with appropriate mathematical skills
New evidence shows that A-levels in a range of subjects fail to equip students with an appropriate level of mathematical skills.
To teach kids math, researcher devises 'brain games'
(Phys.org) -- The world often breaks down into numbers and regular patterns that form predictable cycles. And the sooner children can inherently grasp these patterns, the more confident and comfortable they will be with the ...
Viewing the world through a 'mathematical lens' can help young children learn math
(PhysOrg.com) -- Teaching children mathematics at a young age may be as simple as helping them see how math is all around them.
Large study shows females are equal to males in math skills
(PhysOrg.com) -- The mathematical skills of boys and girls, as well as men and women, are substantially equal, according to a new examination of existing studies in the current online edition of journal Psychological Bulletin.
Family chats can help students learn, especially in richer countries, study shows
Taking the time to talk to your children about current events like the Gulf Oil spill -- and using mathematical terms to do so -- can help students develop better reasoning and math skills and perform better in school, according ...