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  • Right Triangle
    Math As Entertainment
    Is calculating the square of the hypotenuse challenging, discouraging, boring, routine, or all of these? Boring might be the likeliest response.Perhaps drearier than the study of economics, the "dismal science," is the study of math....
  • Tiggly Counts, preschoolers learn math concepts
    Tiggly Counts, engaging preschoolers with interactive math learning
    Introducing math concepts to preschoolers sounds easy, but understanding those math concepts can be difficult. Limited attention spans have made traditional learning techniques boring for children. To keep children engaged, educational program...
  • Common Core Roll Out: What Have We Done? Disparity Widens
    Common Core Roll Out: What Have We Done? Disparity Widens
    The Common Core might have had the intention of equalizing education for all students across racial and economic spectrums, but the inadequate implementation has had a negative impact on the test scores of minority students. A 2013 study indicates...
  • School
    Free math websites help make student life easier
    The school hallways are once again filled with paper while pencils are starting to spill out of desks. Students are back in the classroom, and the dreaded math homework is back in their backpacks. Fortunately, there are many math websites to make...
  • 5 Extracurricular Activities To Improve Your ACT/SAT Math Score
    5 Extracurricular activities to improve your ACT/SAT math score
    Extracurricular activities are not simply an opportunity to fill those hours between school and home. Rather, they have been strongly correlated with higher test scores, increased motivation, and improved grades.For instance, a 2005 College Board...
  • Alien probes have reached Earth? Mathematicians say it is certainly possible
    Alien probes have reached Earth? Mathematicians say it is certainly possible
    A couple of mathematicians at the University of Edinburgh believe that it is not only a possibility that alien probes and/or spacecraft have visited the Earth but that they may have done so in our distant past. Earth now has an interstellar...
  • Teach Math with the Wii
    Review: Teach Math with the Wii
    Acknowledgement: This Examiner received a Preview Copy/Not for Sale/Uncorrected Sample of Teach Math with the Wii after contacting author Matthew C. Winner.Video gaming is often blamed as a cause of sedentary behavior and as a contributor to the...
  • Free ways to teach your child math with the CalQ app
    Free ways to teach your child math with the CalQ app
    As an Internet Deals reporter here on Examiner, this writer is used to uncovering plenty of tech gadgets on sale or coupon codes for HDTV systems or Blu Ray players and the like to pass on the savings tips to readers. Sometimes, however, I've...
  • Arthur offers an opportunistic spin on hurricane math
    Arthur offers an opportunistic spin on hurricane math
    Hurricane Arthur is now exiting the North Carolina Outer Banks, and racing toward the Canadian Maritime provinces, enroute to its demise during the next few days (Fig. 1). Such is the case with these tropical weather systems. Born of tropical heat...
  • Measuring spoons are used in most recipes
    Cooking with kids: teaching volume
    Educators and parents often worry about how much regression students have during the summer. One way to reduce that is to teach your child things while doing every day activities.Cooking easily lends itself to the teaching of both math and science...
  • Puzzle
    Developing a strong mathematical foundation
    Creating a love of math helps children as they grow and begin to learn more complicated math problems. Building a strong foundation of math can help the child better understand more complex concepts. Being able to understand these principals will...
  • Math Flash Cards
    Learning Math Flash Cards
    Knowing basic math facts helps students in all areas of math. 1st and 2nd graders should focus on addition and subtraction. 3rd grade and up should practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Here is one way to learn them.Start...
  • Mathematically Speaking
    Mathematically Speaking
    “Hold your finger straight out in front of yourself like this parallel to the line on the wall and then cover your right eye,” said Dr. Alice Monet. “Now switch and cover your eye. It should have appeared as though your finger...
  • Common Core
    Is common core really what we need?
    Kids are coming home crying, parent's are furious, and math class just got a whole lot worse. Adopted already in 45 states, and funded generously by the government, Common Core math is the new face of mathematics in K-12.The sudden upheaval of...
  • Calculus homework
    Common Core, complicated core?
    Albany legislators have introduced a new education curriculum that have some parents concerned. The Common Core standard is said to raise the quality of education. Governor Cuomo said, “Raising the bar for New York’s schools is...