math

Education
1:03 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

DESE Moving To Fully Implement "Common Core State Standards"

(via Flickr/cayoup)

Originally published on Tue April 2, 2013 2:24 pm

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is moving forward with fully implementing new standards in Missouri’s K-12 schools for teaching math, English and language arts.

Spokeswoman Sarah Potter says the new standards are based on those crafted by the Common Core State Standards initiative.

“The standards say what students should know and be able to do by the end of each grade level to be on track for success in college and career,” Potter said.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:20 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

While students checked email, computers at CMSU were breaking mathematical records

Koen Vereeken Flickr

While students at Central Missouri University browsed the internet and checked their email, their computers were slowly working toward a world record.  

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Science, Health and Technology
9:22 am
Thu August 16, 2012

On human test subjects

Ether Dyson Flickr

This week, we'll hear about human test subjects, and talk about gender differences in math performance.

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Science, Health and Technology
5:30 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

New study looks at connection between childhood obesity and poor math performance

Chic.geek Flickr

Sara Gable is an MU Associate Professor of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. She and two colleagues recently published a study that links childhood obesity to poor math skills in school.

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Under the Microscope
5:30 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

On obesity and poor math performance

Sharon Drummond Flickr

On this week's show, we’ll revisit a story about iPad technology at Benton elementary school, and hear about a study that links childhood obesity to poor math skills in school.

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Intersection
5:05 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Improving science and math education

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Under the Microscope
5:17 pm
Thu January 26, 2012

Bridging the gender gap in math

Despite filling close to half of all jobs in the nation’s economy, women only make up 25% of the workforce in careers in science, math, engineering and technology.
woodleywonderworks Flickr

This week on the show, we explore gender differences in math achievement and performance.

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