Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.

Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.

Most math classrooms feature a teacher lecturing and students quietly working on problems. But research shows that a different approach would lead to better results.

Undergraduate statistics degrees have tripled in the past decade. Is 'statistician' really the sexy new job?

A famous mathematician claims to have cracked a longstanding problem involving prime numbers. But his results still need to be verified.

A new Science Gallery Melbourne exhibition offers a set of reflections, calculations and speculations that engage with ideas about the perfect body, mathematical precision, quantum physics and a post-human world.

The inventor of the brain-teasing Möbius strip died 150 years ago, but his creation continues to spawn new ideas in mathematics.

Through games and household tasks, parents can help their children learn basic math skills like counting, geometry and algebraic thinking.

Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education Lisa Thompson have told elementary school teachers to expect curriculum change directives for "back to basics" mathematics, a move that could hurt students.

Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes, but researchers are still figuring out how pigment cells interact to form these patterns.

To get more students interested in STEM subjects, teachers must break out of the traditional subject-matter silos and use an approach that helps kids understand how math is used in the real world.

With some big prizes are on offer in the latest competition from the fast food giant, best to see what the numbers say.

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." To understand the universe, we need more Mad Hatter mathematicians.

Mathematical models can describe the many shapes of DNA, as well as cellular processes like DNA replication.

A systematic embrace of parents' untapped knowledge by schools could revolutionize education systems in Canada and globally.

It's not as simple as just hiring more immigration officers.

I was in second year at the University of Western Australia when Akshay Venkatesh skipped first year maths and jumped straight into my classes. He was 13 at the time. Now he's won a prestigious award.

Networks of keywords are analyzed in Donald Trump's tweets from 2015 to the present.

Cheating at dice games is possible – but it does require some skills.

In this professor's class, there are no calculators. Instead, students learn advanced math by talking, drawing pictures, playing with beach balls – and knitting.