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Anxiety Attack: Conquering the Fear of Math

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.

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New Math Teacher Counts on Group Learning

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

A new math teacher plots her strategy in anticipation of year one in the New York City school system.

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Students Compete for a Shot at the Golden Pi

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.

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Where Math Teachers Go to Get Energized

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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.

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Training Program for Math Teachers Will Shift Its Focus

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.

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