Desmos Graphing Calculator
Several new features have been added to the Desmos Graphing Calculator. Colleen Young uses it in the classroom as a powerful resource and particularly likes the sliders feature.
JEE Releases Guest Editorial On Accelerating STEM Capacity
The Journal of Engineering Education (JEE) released "Accelerating STEM Capacity: A Complex Adaptive System Perspective," a guest editorial by Rick Stephens and Michael Richey of the Boeing Company this July.
Video – Conrad Wolfram: What's Wrong in Math Ed?
Conrad Wolfram talks about math: Why does math in education systems look so different than the actual practice of mathematics in the real world? Again, it's because standards and methods in the system keep the real system of the world from operating in our childrens' minds.
Americans Falling Behind in Math
A Hanushek study shows that even top US students fall behind international counterparts in math
MangaHigh Launches Physics Gaming Site
The successful math games online learning site MangaHigh.com jumps into the fray again with the launch of Physics Games, an online gaming site for physics education.
Giving Shape to a Future Textbook
"With new technologies constantly coming on-line, and with states like California, Texas, and Oregon allowing digital curriculum to replace printed curriculum, the question arises: what will textbooks look like in the coming years?" Marie Bjerde from Qualcomm takes a look.
Math That's Fast, Flexible, and Great for Kids
We interviewed Sarah Weston, Utah's Educator of the Year, and the very first online facilitator to win the award.
School of One: Toward the Killer App
A smart recommendation algorithm would work across curriculum. Joel Rose's School of One is a starting point.