Aug 19, 2017
Three times scientists learned something from solar eclipses—and three times they were tricked
By Giorgia Guglielmi
Next Monday’s solar eclipse, which should be visible across a wide swath of the continental United States, has inspired milli...
Aug 15, 2017
Mathnasium’s Chief Educational Officer Larry Martinek appreciates great teachers! Larry is a teacher himself, having taught math for almost 30 years in L.A. City schools before co-founding Mathnasium in 2002. After all those years spent in the tre...
Jul 12, 2017
by Jeff Grabmeier
A psychological intervention implemented to help students cope and learn more in a tough statistics course did more than just help them in the class, a new study found.
Researchers found the intervention helped students imp...
May 2, 2017
Oxford researchers are taking part in an international study to film the teaching of quadratic equations for secondary school pupils. The hope is that lessons will be learned on how to bring out the best in pupils learning about mathematics.
Mar 3, 2017
By Jay Bennett
This riddle is more of a traditional riddle than the logic puzzles we have been featuring primarily, but it still involves some geometry, so brush up on those equations.
A farmer challenges an engineer, a physic...