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middle-school math

 
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Translating math problems into the real world (video)

SRI researcher Phil Vahey finds that visualization techniques and storytelling can help middle-school students struggling with math. SmartPlanet gets a tutorial.

By May 24, 2012

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iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts.

By January 20, 2012

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Cheat (or learn from) math problems with Mathway

If you've got some math problems that need solving, check out Mathway. This tool will show you how it reached its answer, letting you learn from the process.

By August 13, 2008

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'MythBusters' Kari Byron getting kids hooked on science

With her new show "Head Rush," the "MythBusters" co-host is hoping to help kids find the excitement of science, technology, engineering, and math.

By August 19, 2010

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A scientific formula for popularity on Digg, YouTube

HP has figured out when YouTube and Digg content can become popular using an algorithm that will make you wish you paid attention in math class.

By November 13, 2008

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Texas school district to track kids through RFID tags

A San Antonio district is so concerned that it can't keep tabs of its kids that it has decided to insert RFID tags into their IDs. This will, apparently, save money, as well as help the counting process.

By May 25, 2012

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A shortage of tech workers? Not so fast

Although the U.S. is minting more grads with computer and information science and engineering degrees, guest workers make up a large and increasing portion of the IT labor market.

By April 29, 2013

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Back Straight Boys want to fix your bad posture

After winning $25,000 in a contest for budding scientists, four teens are looking to patent their "Posture Pad" to help ailing computer users adopt healthier habits at their workstations.

By July 11, 2011

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It's the end of the light bulb as we know it

With new, stricter efficiency standards almost upon us, it's time to think differently about your lights. Here's why you should feel fine.

By September 20, 2013