A Female Mathematician Walks Into A Bar

Guilty – I find math jokes hilarious. When they are in fact jokes about math…

And the Hero of the Movie Is: Math

Lisa Hickey looks at the way math is replacing guns as the tool of choice to solve problems in some of the Oscar-nominated films of 2016.

Why the Dartboard Looks Like it Does and How Bad Players can do Better

Graham Kendall explains the science and math of the dartboard.

Why Teaching Kids to Balance a Checkbook Still Matters

If Technology Fails Math Skills Shouldn’t

Can IQ Tests Make Misogynists’ Dreams Come True?

The conservative website Breitbart is arguing that women are objectively less intelligent than men. Should we take them seriously?

Michael Green The Science Machine Rocks S.T.E.M. Saturday

Role Model “The Science Machine” Michael Green Rocks the Show

Kids Prefer Math When You Let Them Figure Out the Answer for Themselves

Rather than having teachers instruct students on solution methods, many students prefer to work out solutions by themselves or by working with other students.

John Nash: A Reason To Hope

Dr. Nash was more than a mathematician. He was a symbol of hope for the hopeless.

John Urschel: Pro Football Player And Pretty Smart Guy

Shawn Henfling introduces us to John Urschel: Math Genius, Chess Player, Professional Athlete

Learning Math and Nutrition at the Holiday Station Store

Every event is a teachable moment.

S.T.E.M. The New Year Goal for Your Kids

Brenda Coleman Discusses Why Your Kids Need S.T.E.M. Careers

Sports and Math Collide at Yale and UConn: Upset Loss to Yale Spawns Complex Math Test

Remember when an upset win was relished by the entire student body? Mike Kasdan is sad to report that at Yale that may no longer be the case: “Thanks a lot Professor Chen!”

Teacher Gerald Conti Resigns “My profession…no longer exists”

Education is the foundation of an enlightened and prosperous society. We need great teachers to get there.We need Gerald Conti Back

How China Teaches Children Math so Well

A small scale study into possible methods that could be better to teach children math.

If You’re So Smart, Why Ain’t You Rich?

It still remains true, especially for men, that we are primarily valued for what we earn.

The Happiness Formula: A Simple Equation for Creating Bliss

It might seem crazy … but could there be a formula for happiness? Thomas Fiffer does the math.