updated Wed. April 18, 2018

AdAge.com
April 18, 2018
The ad industry generally accepts that reducing TV's commercial clutter would be valuable for marketers. But just how valuable it would be will one of the flashpoints at this year's upfronts, where networks will offer the bulk of their commercial inventory in the upcoming season. While ad buyers and ...
Monroe News Star
April 18, 2018
A sophomore at Neville High School's work has been published in the international journal "The Mathematics Teacher." Neville High School Math teacher James Rogers said Tarandaas Anand was a freshman when he showed him that the same problem, worked two different ways, yielded ...
Network World
April 18, 2018
First and probably the most obvious and commonly used command for performing mathematical calculations on the command line is the expr (expression) command. It can manage addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. It can also be used to compare numbers. Here are some ... Linux
Scientific American (blog)
April 18, 2018
The long history of automation in mathematics offers an even more apt parallel to how computerization, in the form of AI and robots, is likely to affect other ... like Excel came along and allowed any middle school child to tot up long sums instantly, the most boring and repetitive mathematical jobs vanished.
EdSource
April 17, 2018
To examine what it takes to reduce the achievement gap for California's English learners, researchers interviewed experts in math education and also visited ... The report also recommends professional development focused on both English and mathematics to improve the English language skills and ...
TribuneReview
April 17, 2018
Parttime Latrobe residents Tim and Debra Cejka have pledged $2 million toward a new science and mathematics building at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, adding to their earlier $5 million donation benefiting the project. The couple, who are IUP alumni, announced their newest gift Friday, during ... math
WIRED
April 17, 2018
Everyone knows I like to analyze the trailers of upcoming moviesin particular, movies that I'm excited about. In this case, it's Incredibles 2. I have high hopes for this one since the first Incredibles was really great. In the trailer, we see Mr. Incredible doing his jobhelping out with math homework (that's ...
Science News
April 16, 2018
The book offers an indepth exploration of the history of a number of mathematical concepts that Banerjee and Darling find intriguing. Some of their choices  including the mathematics of music, higher dimensions and chaos theory  are written in clear, accessible language that many ...
Business Standard
April 1, 2018
Ever asked a schoolgoing student what he or she hates the most? Do not be surprised if most of them say it is mathematics. Thousands of coaching centres have mushroomed across the country cashing in on the fear of the subject, but struggles of school students do not seem to have become any less.
HollandSentinel.com
April 1, 2018
Three Black River Public School students ranked second, third and fourth out of 66 students in Ottawa County in the Michigan Mathematics Prize competition. The MMPC is an annual high school mathematics competition held in Michigan. This competition consists of two parts, which are added together toÃÂ ...
Engadget
April 1, 2018
It was a dangerous week for some of the biggest names in technology as they they were forced to face off against these new things called "consequences" which have come about due to their ongoing "actions." It's all so very unfair. Ashley Madison is still super duper sorry about the whole exposing ofÃÂ ...
whnt.com
April 1, 2018
Dozens of students from area schools gathered to take part in competitions and handson activities all centered on math. "I think math is in everything we do. ... "Helping to foster other individuals and their interests in mathematics and help them make memories," said Kadam. "That's one thing that makes itÃÂ ...
Fairfield Daily Republic
March 31, 2018
FAIRFIELD — The Solano County Office of Education received a $50,000 grant from the County Implementation Award Program (CIAP) to support K5 math and science standards implementation, according to a press release. “We are excited and look forward to working with our school districts to developÃÂ ...
Science Daily
March 30, 2018
From these starting points, Neiman's paper takes an additional step, constructing a mathematical dictionary that ties together the languages of holography and twistor theory. "The underlying math that makes this story tick is all about square roots," writes Neiman. "It's about identifying subtle ways in which aÃÂ ...
LA School Report
March 29, 2018
As California struggles to close a stubborn achievement gap for its English learners, integrating math education with English language development can be a key to unlocking their potential, a new study says. The Education Trust—West report, Unlocking Learning II: Math as a Lever for English LearnerÃÂ ...
UpperMichigansSource.com
March 27, 2018
HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC)  Math and science centers across the state will be replaced this year. This includes four centers in the Upper Peninsula. Funding for the Michigan Math and Science Center Network ends September 30. The network supports local schools in math and science education.
Poughkeepsie Journal
March 27, 2018
Students from the Arlington, Beacon, Highland and Wappingers school districts, and St. Martin de Porres School, were recently recognized for their academic accomplishments in mathematics. Math & Physics Exploration in LaGrange hosted the March 14 event in two sessions for the approximately 100ÃÂ ...
MLive.com
March 27, 2018
PORTLAND, MI  A Michigan teacher has become an internet star after he busted out his bag of breakdancing tricks to motivate a downinthedumps student. It was March 21 when Terry Austen, a high school math teacher at Portland St. Patrick Catholic School, overheard one of his students dreading theÃÂ ...
Times LIVE
March 27, 2018
“Maths teachers in the Intermediate Phase (IP) struggle to master English and this lack of competency compromises the quality of mathematics instruction‚” said Dr Lindiwe Tshuma‚ a Research Fellow at SU and a Specialist in Primary Mathematics at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences SchoolsÃÂ ...
The Hechinger Report
March 27, 2018
American students are bombing math. In 2015, a mere 25 percent of high school seniors were proficient in the subject, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, which produces the most reliable data on academic competency. Efforts to improve these numbers have abounded. Dozens ofÃÂ ...
Greensboro News & Record
March 27, 2018
Doing the math: Summerfield contest has students crunching numbers and scratching heads. By Jessie Pounds ... That's one of the six math problems fourth and fifthgrade students faced last week in the Summerfield Open math competition. Once a month, students from a handful of schools gather atÃÂ ...
MSUToday
March 27, 2018
Michigan State University researcher Yingda Cheng is among 40 standout mathematics leaders across the United States this year to be awarded a 2018 ... “With this award, I will be able to have a more productive sabbatical leave by participating in the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute program,ÃÂ ...
Omaha WorldHerald
March 27, 2018
From left, Twin Ridge sixthgrader Xavier Higginbotham, Central sixthgrader Carter Acosta and Bellevue West seniors Kaitlyn Kemp, Courtney Owens and Magnolia Johnson complete a math related task March 13 during math day. Fourth through sixth grade High Ability Learners from all 15 BellevueÃÂ ...
The Independent
March 26, 2018
The Conversation Suppose a litre of cola costs $3.15. If you buy one third of a litre of cola, how much would you pay? The above may seem like a rather basic question. Something that you would perhaps expect the vast majority of adults to be able to answer? Particularly if they are allowed to use aÃÂ ...
WIRED
March 24, 2018
In January, Ziegler traveled to San Diego for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, where he received (on his and Aigner's behalf) the 2018 Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. “The density of elegant ideas per page [in the book] is extraordinarily high,” the prize citation reads. Quanta Magazine sat downÃÂ ...
Beatrice Daily Sun
March 22, 2018
After a rousing success with their first Family Math Night in the fall, the teachers held a second one to get parents acclimated to a different style of math. The fourth graders are learning the box model for multiplication, a different way of multiplying large numbers with an algorithm that breaks the numbersÃÂ ...
CBC.ca
March 22, 2018
Over the past 50 years, the program has enlisted hundreds of the world's best mathematicians and led to some of the biggest mathematical breakthroughs in decades. Other mathematicians have previously been awarded the Fields medal — regarded as one of the highest honours in mathematics. In returnÃÂ ...
Yale News
March 21, 2018
Coifman is the Phillips Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Yale. He is currently developing analysis tools for spectrometric diagnostics and hyperspectral imaging. In 1999, he was awarded the National Medal of Science for his contributions in both pure mathematics and computer science.
Live Science
March 21, 2018
Langlands showed that these two separate branches of mathematics can be directly related by using a special mathematical approach, a decoder ring of sorts, that became known as functoriality. Langlands' work became so critical to math that his findings lured hundreds of other mathematicians into a newÃÂ ...
East Bay Times
March 21, 2018
Dr. Jo Boaler's Piedmont Education Speaker Series talk on “The Myth of the Math Brain” has been rescheduled from 7:30 to 9 p.m. April 17 at Ellen Driscoll Auditorium at Havens Elementary School at 323 Highland Ave., Piedmont. Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford and is theÃÂ ...
Charleston Post Courier
March 21, 2018
Algebra teacher Kelly Young helps freshman Alex Cornell during class last week at North Charleston High in this 2016 file photo. North Charleston High is one of 16 schools where the Charleston County School District is now offering a $9,000 salary boost to attract and retain math teachers. File/Staff.
Mental Floss
March 21, 2018
The wording of the riddle, not the math, seems to be what's throwing most people off. Because the transactions in question relate to the same horse, people are looking at it as a single, fourpart transaction—buys, sells, buys, sells. But the correct way to look at the problem, and figure out the answer, is toÃÂ ...
Ontario Argus Observer
March 21, 2018
This marvelous math affair featured Ontario Math Coach and Oregon Teacher of the Year, Steve Wyborney. He provided parent education about math strategies to use with children, information about math skill development, and handson math activities to use with children at home. Wyborney explainedÃÂ ...
ScienceAlert
March 21, 2018
Mathematics Visionary Wins Abel Prize For 'Grand Unified Theory of Maths' ... At the time, it seems, the 30yearold Langlands wasn't altogether sure if his ambitious vision to draw together disparate mathematical fields – which became known as the Langlands program – was worth the paper it was writtenÃÂ ...
ScienceAlert
March 20, 2018
In the second experiment, the team took 73 female and 75 male university students and made them take the same hard maths test after receiving  or not receiving  a compliment from a researcher of the opposite sex. Although some of the students felt happier after the compliment, the test scores fell slightlyÃÂ ...
The Conversation US
March 20, 2018
He accompanied Napoleon on his expedition to Egypt, revolutionized science's understanding of heat transfer, developed the mathematical tools used today to create CT and MRI scan images, and discovered the greenhouse effect. His name was Joseph Fourier. He wrote of mathematics: “There cannot beÃÂ ...
Quanta Magazine
March 20, 2018
Langlands, 81, an emeritus professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, is the progenitor of the “Langlands program,” which explores a deep connection between two pillars of modern mathematics: number theory, which studies arithmetic relationships between numbers, andÃÂ ...
Fstoppers
March 18, 2018
We talk qualitatively quite a bit about the softness or hardness of light, as it's one of the fundamental qualities and something every photographer and videographer should consider when choosing how to light their subjects. This neat video takes a more scientific approach by asking how we can quantify theÃÂ ...
The HeraldNews
March 18, 2018
ROMEOVILLE – Six Lewis University students earned an Outstanding Poster Award at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, a mathematics conference hosted annually by the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America. Their two posters earned the honor by receiving scores inÃÂ ...
Highsnobiety
March 18, 2018
Pi Day (March 14, for those of you not in the know) has come and gone and if all we're left with is this incredible Pi bike, it was totally worth it. Built by dynamic mathloving duo Martijn Koomen and Tadas Maksimovas, the fully functional fixedgear bicycle pays tribute to perhaps the best known mathematicalÃÂ ...
Engadget
March 18, 2018
It was a parabolic week for space nerds. The president teased the creation of a fourth military branch dubbed the "Space Force," worldrenowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76, and NASA's acting chief retired without someone ready to succeed him. But hey, at least to listenÃÂ ...
Science Daily
March 17, 2018
However, some patients do not respond to these therapies because the drug is not reaching the tumor cells effectively. In a new study, researchers combined singlecell imaging of cancer cells in mice with mathematical modeling to determine which drug characteristics are the most important for efficientÃÂ ...
FiveThirtyEight
March 16, 2018
Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bitesize and Riddler Classic for those of you in the slowpuzzle movement. Submit a correctÃÂ ...
KPVI News 6
March 16, 2018
Governor Butch Otter has reluctantly signed legislation eliminating the requirement for high school students to take math classes during their senior year. Otter says he fears the bill will undermine the state's investment in science and mathematics in Idaho's public education system, but he didn't veto it,ÃÂ ...
Science Magazine
March 16, 2018
While gender gaps in average math performance are now close to zero in developed countries, women are still strongly underrepresented among math ... an everythreeyear international assessment of the knowledge and skills of 15yearold students in mathematics, reading, and science taking place inÃÂ ...
East Oregonian
March 15, 2018
In the Math is Cool program, open to fourth and fifth graders, students compete in a variety of different mathrelated events. There are individual competitions, as well as group exercises such as the relay, multiple choice questions and a Jeopardystyle event. Students are quizzed on concepts both at andÃÂ ...
KAALtv.com
March 15, 2018
(ABC 6 News) In celebration of PI day or March 14, a local math group ended the day bringing math lovers together. The first ever math festival wrapped up at 9 p.m. Wednesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rochester. It was hosted by the Rochester Math Club. Advertisement. Math lovers of all ages had aÃÂ ...
Wayne Independent
March 15, 2018
He said a lot of the math that we learned was procedural. “We memorized a lot of things, we forgot a lot of things,” he said. “We come to gather mathematical knowledge in a haphazard way.” Expectations for their students in the early 21st century are very different, he told the board. “We had to take stock inÃÂ ...
Omaha WorldHerald
March 15, 2018
Now in its 32nd year, Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month began in 1986 when thenPresident Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation to establish National Mathematics Awareness Week. This annual celebration is a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society, the AmericanÃÂ ...

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