André Weil was a mathematician. His sister Simone Weil was a philosopher. They both thought deeply about the nature and value of mathematics and mathematics education.

Findings of a study suggest using a ‘hundreds chart’ showing numbers one through 100, beginning with one in the top-left corner, fosters children’s counting by 10s.

By bridging culture and computation, heritage algorithms challenge the myth of ‘primitive cultures’ and forge a new understanding of science and art.

When the equation 8÷2(2+2)=? is written properly and includes a multiplication sign before the first bracket, the answer is clear.

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.

High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.

Women’s History Month is a time to recognize female role models. In mathematics, when we think of powerful women, we should think of Marion Walter.

Dreading math class as you head back into school? Never fear: Try these tips from famed mathematician George Pólya.

Maths occupies an eminent place in global schooling assessment criteria not just because of its content, but for the skills that are taught and developed alongside it.

There’s extensive research evidence to suggest that grade repetition does more harm than good.

The quality of what pupils come to know, understand and are able to do has a big impact on students. Low quality leads to boredom as well as fear and anxiety about maths as a subject

£41m will be spent on ‘mastery learning’ – will it improve learning in primary schools?

You may have got what it takes to be a mathematical genius without even being aware of it.

More students are taking Advanced Placement calculus in high school. They may be learning techniques for solving certain problems at the expense of the mathematical foundations they need to advance.

Both have been much maligned by parents who felt like they couldn’t help their kids with basic math homework. But the Common Core could help with conceptual understanding and math intuition.

Maths is all around us. Let children hunt for it.

People shouldn’t let these tricky puzzlers reinforce their misguided notion that they stink at math.

Have you heard the one about Cheryl’s birthday? It’s the latest puzzle that’s baffling people across the world.

An increase in science and maths requirements in U.S. high schools has lead to higher dropout rates, recent research has…

I disliked and feared maths for most of my school career and dropped it as soon as I possibly could. My mother recalls me crying as a five-year-old because: “I can’t do the people-on-the-bus sums”. If…