Math

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Engineer Urges Girls To Smash Stereotypes

Today’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.

09/08/2014

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Engineering A Love For Science In Kids

Kevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.

09/08/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Experts: Discontinued T-Shirt Sent Harmful Message To Girls

Following complaints of sexism about girls’ T-shirt suggesting that math is not among the wearer’s “best subjects,” some organizations have been emphasizing that girls can excel in math and every other subject.

08/07/2013

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Girls’ T-Shirt Pulled From Children’s Place Amid Complaints Of Sexism

The Secaucus, N.J.-based Children’s Place retailer has stopped selling a T-shirt that has sparked complaints of sexism.

08/06/2013

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Some Students Say New N.Y. Standardized Tests Live Up To The Hype

This week, students from third through eighth grade in New York have been taking the new Common Core standardized tests in both math and language arts.

04/18/2013

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Slavery-Math Questions Cause Uproar At Manhattan Public School

Parents are upset and disgusted by a homework assignment that used scenarios about killing and whipping slaves to teach math.

02/22/2013

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Higher Math Standard Planned For NY Kindergartens

The state Board of Regents has approved changes in the statewide curriculum and testing to enforce the requirements, which include the higher standard for math in kindergarten and first grade.

01/12/2011

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New Jersey Students Head To School… On Saturday!

It’s three hours of math and language arts classes for students in Union Township, New Jersey, starting at the crack of 8 a.m.

12/03/2010

Conn. Education Group Reviews Achievement Gap

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A state education commission is set to release recommendations on how to close the achievement gap between low-income Connecticut students and their peers. The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement says that […]

10/17/2010