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Focus on mathematics, including STEM, STEAM, and engineering-related topics.

Jan 15, 2019


Virtual Worlds Designed Through Math Games

Cignition’s FogStone Isle app engages students in designing their own virtual worlds through challenging mathematics games in an environment that makes learning active. 

Best of 2018

Dec 28, 2018


Top 18 in 2018

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in 2018.

Teach math with music.

Oct 15, 2018


Grants for Using Music to Teach Mathematics

The Esther Mendlesohn Fund of the Mathematics Education Trust and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) are sponsoring Using Music to Teach Mathematics Grants for educators who are members of NCTE and are interested in incorporating music into the elementary school classroom to help young students (preK–grade 2) learn mathematics.

Oct 01, 2018


Interactives for Exploring Mathematical Concepts

Professor Ian Stewart is students’ guide through Incredible Numbers, an iPad app from Touch Press. Interactive examples—from simple equations to a working Enigma machine—put the concepts behind mathematics at students’ fingertips.

Computer Science Competition

Sep 17, 2018


Computer Science Competition

Each year the American Computer Science League (ACSL) organizes a computer science or programming competition for precollege students in five divisions—Senior, Intermediate, Junior, Classroom, and Elementary. A preliminary competition, in which individual students compete to get their school team qualified for the All-Star Contest, consists of four contests, each of which has two parts: a written section (called “shorts”) and a programming section.

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