Thursday, March 07, 2013
Two professors say we've got to stop sending messages to young children — especially girls — that math is something to fear. Humans are actually hardwired to think mathematically, they say. Hear The Takeaway segment on the new Math Museum, and math anxiety.
Friday, May 04, 2012
Hundreds of middle school students will take part in a city-wide math competition on Saturday. They're competing for math glory, a golden Pi trophy and the chance to break open a six-foot tall Pi piñata.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
Students can tell when a teacher is excited by what they're teaching. But sometimes, especially with only three months left in the year, excitement can be hard to come by. For some New York City math teachers, an after-school math class gives them the jolt they need to stay inspired.
Tuesday, January 03, 2012
The Math for America program, which attracts and trains math teachers, is shifting its focus away from new recruits to teachers who are already in the classroom, and plans to more than double its presence in New York City in the next several years.