Jan 12, 2016 by Chance Layton |
NAS President Peter Wood, in a recent Heartlander article, explains the failures of Common Core and why it’s in the process of leaving America’s public schools.
May 21, 2014 by George Leef |
George Leef argues that America actually doesn't need a huge increase in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology degrees.
Jan 03, 2014 by Sandra Stotsky |
The Common Core State Standards won't prepare students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math, writes NAS board member Sandra Stotsky
Dec 02, 2013 by Peter Wood |
How much do you know about impediments that lie unresolved in science and mathematics?
Aug 15, 2013 by William H. Young |
William Young discusses CCSS proposals for revitalizing K‒12 mathematics education.
Aug 14, 2013 by George Leef |
Mathematician and math teacher Barry Garelick writes about his unhappy experiences in the “math methods” course he took while pursuing his obligatory teaching certificate at George Mason University several years ago.
Jul 11, 2013 by William H. Young |
William Young discusses the steep decline in mathematics education during the last half-century.
May 23, 2012 by Brody Dylan Johnson, Vera B. Koutsoyannis |
A bowler asks: what is the area of the space between two touching spheres? Mathematically, it is a point and has no area, but what about in the real world?
Sep 26, 2011 by George Leef |
The University of North Carolina is hosting a professor from the University of Illinois who maintains that what “minority” students need if they’re going to understand math is for it to be presented as a “social…
Aug 31, 2011 by Peter Wood |
Peter Wood fears that a new proposal for improving science education will lead to even greater math illiteracy among high school graduates.
Mar 26, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |
Fewer women than men pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Is this really the big problem AAUW would have us believe?
Nov 17, 2009 by Ken Daniszewski |
Sandra Stotsky has an excellent article in City Journal discussing how our education schools are failing to deliver on math education - because they have become over committed to some progressive ideas about math education which…
Feb 23, 2009 by Peter Wood |
A University of Illinois-Chicago professor of math education reminisces about his efforts to radicalize eighth-grade math students.