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Standing by the Common Core State Standards - Washington Post

Caffeinated ThoughtsStanding by the Common Core State StandardsWashington PostYour time is almost up,” on the new Common Core State Standards, which require that much of the fiction reading now taught in our schools be replaced by nonfiction...
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How Do American Kids Stack Up on Math, Science, and Reading? - Mother Jones

Mother JonesHow Do American Kids Stack Up on Math, Science, and Reading?
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Using mathematics to help manage forests

Using mathematics to help manage forests | Mathematics & Education | Scoop.it
By Associate Professor Michael McCarthy, University of Melbourne This article originally appeared in Melbourne University Staff/Student E-news (MUSSE). Read the original article.
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UPDATE 2: If you're wondering why the math and science tables don't have 56 entries, it's because several of the "educational systems" are subregions of larger countries, including nine U.S. states and three Canadian ...
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Using mathematics with homemade catapults (video) — THINK ...

Using mathematics with homemade catapults (video) — THINK ... | Mathematics & Education | Scoop.it
Equipped with calculators, catapults and peanut butter M&M's, the students of Ambika Dani's 9th and 10th grade mathematics classes use quadratic functions to accurately plot out the course of their candy in a fun-filled ...
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007's Skyfall Stunts Give French Math Whizzes License to Thrill - Businessweek

007's Skyfall Stunts Give French Math Whizzes License to ThrillBusinessweekJames Bond, Britain's most famous spy, owes a lot to French nerds in lab coats. In “Skyfall,” Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
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