Parents thrust into the role of math teacher can take simple steps to help their children understand math better and dread it less.
Teachers in training can be taught to teach their students to tackle problems like mathematicians and scientists. But will they stick with that approach once they get their own class?
A Vancouver study found Mandarin-speaking girls were more likely to be eligible for university than Cantonese-speaking boys. High-achieving students were from wealthier families who had tutors.
If a high school doesn't offer advanced coursework, having students take such a class remotely offers a promising alternative.
Your cheat sheet for best practices in teaching math at home. Keep it positive and mask your shock when your child tells you there are many ways to multiply numbers.
A new project for Detroit middle and high schoolers combines athletics and mathematical concepts.
Children’s perspectives on math develop at a very young age and have longstanding effects, so it matters that families and teachers promote positive engagement with math skills.
Mathematician Peter Taylor taught high school math to prepare to develop a new 'RabbitMath' curriculum that emphasizes collaborative creativity and learning to work with complex systems.
Two math professors set the record straight on Ontario math curriculum and achievement.
Simple math reveals some surprising facts about the underlying structure of Facebook and other social networks.
Educational experts offer tips for parents and teachers to help children manage test anxiety but find that overall, policy-makers need to re-think what matters in schools and what’s worth measuring.
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.
May 16 marks the 300th anniversary of the first woman to write a mathematics textbook.
Parents can teach very young children to "skip count" at the kitchen table, and it will set them up to be successful math learners throughout their secondary and post-secondary education.