Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
Student know how to play school like it’s a game, but if teachers change the rules, they just might appreciate it.
Teaching math as intellectual discipline and a creative endeavor could help a generation of students learn to love numbers.
About half the genetic contribution to a child’s reading ability also shapes how math-savvy she is, a big study of twins finds. But there’s still no telling exactly which genes are involved.
Devlin argues that video games are the perfect tool for teaching math: “The problems we need mathematics for today come in a messy, real-world context, and part of making progress is to figure out just what you need from that context.”
New research questions if US math scores would improve if students were exposed to more complicated math early in their school lives.
Some educators are beginning to question the assumption that math is best taught in a linear sequence, focusing on patterns and structures instead of computations with elementary students.