math-science-shortage

The Math Science Shortage

January 30, 2013

STEM – the acronym for the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – represents one of the quickest growing industries in the US one of the most important to the growth of our economy, and one of the best paying career paths for graduates. However, students are increasingly opting out of STEM majors in […]

math-fact-flip

Math Fact Flip

December 14, 2012

Here’s a treasure trove of interesting, fun, unique, and useful math facts! Source

Number & Numerals: Hints and Tips

Number & Numerals: Hints and Tips

September 30, 2012

Just as English slips into Math through Algebra, Math sneaks into English through numerals. Various guidelines can aid writers in using them. A numeral is a symbol of a number. “20?, “six”, and “XII” are the numerals of the numbers they represent. You cannot actually see a 2, but any of the words/symbols that describe […]

Stem & Our Planet

Stem & Our Planet

September 28, 2012

The environment is a compelling context for teaching and engaging today’s students in science, technology, engineering and math. Source

When Am I Going To Use This

When Am I Going To Use This

September 15, 2012

The action on Twitter indicates that few people are looking past the infographic itself before mashing the retweet button so let me put this out in front: I think it’s a losing game to share this image with math students. Source

Schools of Kyiv

Schools of Kyiv

September 13, 2012

Best math teaching Source

Geeky Pin Numbers

Geeky Pin Numbers

August 30, 2012

A collection of some of the geekiest “pin numbers” there is, from movies to math to spelling. Source

The Under-Educated States of America

The Under-Educated States of America

July 21, 2012

Currently 22 out of 100 students enrolled in public schools in the U.S. drop out before graduating. This year, an estimated $543 billion will be spent on public education and the national average expenditure per student is projected to be $10,844, yet students in many states continue to fall below the national average in reading […]

When Am I Going to Use This? On-the-Job Applications of Mathematics

When Am I Going to Use This? On-the-Job Applications of Mathematics

July 11, 2012

It is often difficult to see the practical applications of academic studies while in the classroom, and math is no exception. However, as abstract as the concepts may seem, their underlying principles are essential knowledge in the working world. The following popular careers will put your math skills to the test. Source

Visualizing Pi

Visualizing Pi

May 9, 2012

Pi is the never ending mathematical fascination that keeps us going and keeps us wondering. This infographic helps us to visualize Pi and offers some clarity on this perplexing never ending number. Source