by quigs1975 Meet a bright teenager Sandra. She is excellent in all her subjects academically and is quite happy about her performance till she talks about the subject of Mathematics. Math Sandra … [Read more...]

# Study Finds Left-Handed People Are Better at Math

The belief that there is a link between talent and left-handedness has a long history. Leonardo da Vinci was left-handed. So were Mark Twain, Mozart, Marie Curie, Nikola Tesla, and Aristotle. It's … [Read more...]

# Learn From A Good Math Lesson Plan

by Feltbug Writing a math lesson plan is very easy for some teachers, but a lot of teachers find it very difficult. The most passionate teachers will find that writing lessons for their mathematics … [Read more...]

# None of my students believe me when I tell them, but I was not always good at math. As a matter of fact, when I was just beginning to take algebra, I was absolutely terrible at it. No matter how much math help I got, I couldn’t succeed. Most of my teachers seemed to think that I was just being lazy that was the way a lot of teachers felt back then. I wasn’t being lazy. I simply couldn’t understand math. My dad tried to give me math homework help, but it was no good. I got more and more frustrated, as did he. He was a good father, and he was often very good at helping with other homework. Unfortunately, he did not understand the principles of math well enough to explain them to me. Few people know this, but if you want to teach something, you really have to master it. There is a big difference between being able to use math and being able to teach it. My father could do the former, but not the latter.

by Redhead Cobweb Back then, although teachers could give math problems help, they really did not know how to get to the core of an inability to understand mathematical concepts. Nowadays, thanks to … [Read more...]

# Learning Math With Manipulatives – Base Ten Blocks (Part III)

by Center for Image in Science and Art _ UL In the first two parts, representing, adding, and subtracting numbers using base ten blocks were explained. The use of base ten blocks gives students an … [Read more...]

# Family Math Nights Bring Together Parents and Teachers in Seattle Schools.

by qmechanic Family Math Nights Seattle Schools hosted a series of Family Math Nights to help parents and students learn about upcoming changes and challenges to the Seattle Public School … [Read more...]

# Mental Math Methods From Asia

by Center for Image in Science and Art _ UL First of all, let us figure out what exactly is mental math. Today if you search the phrase "mental math" you will probably end up with millions of … [Read more...]