From ‘slacking’ to ‘stalling’, ‘faking’ and ‘mimicking’, students use a wide variety of behaviours to avoid doing their maths lessons.
Integrated computing enables teachers to incorporate basic programming skills into K-12 students’ regular math, science and language arts classes.
We found you can have too much of a good thing - psychological stimulation.
The idea that the least skilled are the most unaware of their incompetency is pervasive in science and pop culture. But a new analysis of the data shows that the Dunning-Kruger effect may not be true.
Teachers judged the same math work differently based on whether the work was associated with male or female names.
Dobble is a card game that originated in France in 2009. It involves observation, articulation and speed.
In the late 16th century, new mathematical concepts were transforming perceptions of the world. Shakespeare’s plays helped audiences to process these changes.
It’s not entirely accurate to say that you’re more likely to die in a car accident than in a plane crash. Chances are, you’re not the average person.
Venn diagrams have helped the development of logic and computing.
Nearly four decades after President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the first National Math Awareness Week, math readiness and enrollment in college math programs continue to decline.
I crunched the numbers, and they suggest the Robodebt algorithm’s error rate was on the order of 80%.
Maths anxiety is the feeling of tension and worry that interferes with a person’s ability to solve mathematical problems. It can be seen in children as young as five.
Pi gets a lot of attention this time of year, but there are plenty of other mathematical constants just as deserving of recognition.
Recent research shows how the relationship between alcohol consumption, queuing and crowds can lead to violent behaviour in city centres at night.
An epigenetic model of cancer that incorporates the concept of stochasticity could also explain why cancer risk increases with age and how biological development can be reversible.
Many people suffer from maths anxiety, which can make using numbers difficult.
Working with moveable pictures can help children learn an algebra rule: Whatever you do to one side of the equation, you need to do to the other. Here’s how teachers or caregivers can lead this.
Mathematics is not a “neutral” subject — cultural biases exist. A shift to more equitable teaching looks like teachers drawing on students’ knowledge, and students generating lots of solutions.
In the age of AI, people might wonder if there’s anything computers can’t do. The answer is yes. In fact, there are numerous problems that are beyond the reach of even the most powerful computers.
He was an important philosopher, mathematician and social reformer of his time. But Richard Price was subsequently written out of history.