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Square Root of Kids Math Anxiety: Their Parents Help - 38 views

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    So-called math-anxious parents who provided frequent help on homework actually hurt their children by passing on their anxiety, a study found.
Matt Renwick

Closing the Math Gap for Boys - NYTimes.com - 20 views

  • these economists are selling teenagers short
  • adolescence, like early childhood, is a “period of tremendous ‘neuroplasticity,
  • “It’s friendship and pushing — they nag them to success,”
Jo French

ME, MYSELF AND MATH - Opinionator - NYTimes.com - 57 views

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    ""Me, Myself and Math" is a six-part series that looks at us through the lens of math. Steven Strogatz is the Schurman Professor of applied mathematics at Cornell University. A frequent guest on WNYC's "Radiolab," he is the author, most recently, of "The Joy of x," which grew out of his previous Opinionator series "The Elements of Math"."
Lisa DuFur

Mapping America - Census Bureau 2005-9 American Community Survey - NYTimes.com - 40 views

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    Browse local data from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, based on samples from 2005 to 2009. Because these figures are based on samples, they are subject to a margin of error, particularly in places with a low population, and are best regarded as estimates. Create tons of lessons around this data. WOW
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