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Why Math Word Problems Fail — And How We Can Get Them Right
Math word problems have been around for millennia, but in recent decades, they have become confusing and disconnected from the real world, leaving students flustered and frustrated. Find out why, and what we can do to solve the “word problem” problem.

How Can Students Pursue STEM Careers When Math Majors Don’t Become Teachers?
Nearly a third of high school math teachers never majored in the subject, and qualified instructors are often drawn to higherpaying STEM jobs. Those who remain lack professional development opportunities. How will students pursue math and science careers without adequate instruction?

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12 Great Math Apps for Students of All Ages
Looking for new ways to find the fun in math and get the help you need? Here’s a sampling of apps for students of all ages.

We Put STEM First — And This Is What Happened [Opinion]
In the five years since rolling out a STEMcentric curriculum with a career prep component, this administrator has seen his students’ engagement and achievement grow. Learn more about how one high school is getting kids on the path to jobs.

College Calculus Kills Student Confidence — Especially for Women
A recent national study by the Mathematical Association of America found that female students are more likely to feel a reduced sense of confidence in their math abilities after taking calculus, and that STEM fields need to do more to welcome all students into the field.

Noodle App of the Month: Bedtime Math (November 2015)
The Noodle App of the Month series helps you find out about the latest and greatest education tools. Read on to learn about Bedtime Math, our pick for November 2015.

Nation’s Report Card Reveals Declining Math Scores, But Is There Room for Optimism?
With the release of the Nation’s Report Card, questions have arisen about the effectiveness of educational reforms such as No Child Left Behind, Common Core, and Race to the Top — and about how math is being taught in schools.

Taking the Leap: Teaching Math Through Dance
A.K. Whitney reports on several programs that offer a new option to help kids combat their math anxiety by teaching the subject through dance.