The algorithm for multiplying fractions is easy, especially if youâ€™ve already covered adding and subtracting fractions, which presumably has exposed your kids…
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Schools, universities, student groups, and interested individuals will be joining forces to celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month this April. History of Mathematics Awareness…

Origami is a beautiful art form that can facilitate a variety of concepts. It was first developed by the Chinese, who also…

Implementation of the Common Core State Standards Initiative has huge implications for high school mathematics courses and the teachers who teach them.…

What percent of our time do we spend sleeping in a typical day? Doing homework? Traveling in a car? Eating? Arguing with…

When teachers reveal a human element of mathematics, it can become a more interesting subject to learn about. One way this can…

When you spend as many years in the classroom as I did, you see lots of innovative ideas come and go; some…

Each year my students struggle to grasp all of the ways we measure time. Itâ€™s understandable when you consider the many exceptions…

One of the most difficult tasks for math teachers is helping frustrated students overcome their negative feelings about learning math. The reasons…

The term imaginary number often perplexes people because they incorrectly suppose that these numbers are not possible to compute. People puzzle over…