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Chalk and awe: Why professors are going wild over a cult chalk

Mathematicians are paying big bucks to stockpile the Hagoromo chalk from Japan, which some have called ’the nectar of the gods’
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How do you make math fascinating?

Book review: How Not To Be Wrong, by Jordan Ellenberg
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Canadian students have more math class, lower test scores

More class time is pointless if the curriculum isn’t up to par
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Girls good at math half as likely to study science or math at university

Women are avoiding some of the most lucrative degrees
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Adding up the ways we’re falling behind in education

A new study shows Canadians may be handy with computers, but we’re terrible at math
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Waldorf closes, the Mad Minute & Carleton discrimination

What students are talking about today (January 11th)
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Emma Teitel: ’I am a 23-year-old woman who can’t do math’

Why is illiteracy considered a legitimate deficit, while innumeracy is seen as a punchline condition?
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Tarnished Silver: Assessing the new king of stats

Nate Silver’s attackers don’t know what they’re talking about. (Nor do his defenders)
Montgomery County pushes elementary and middle school students harder in mathematics

Xs of evil: America’s algebra crisis

Colby Cosh on why math stirs passions, raises fears, fuels debate