Blue Lightning Labs has developed Mathemagics: Mental Math Tricks, an iOSapp that helps students multiply, divide, and square at lightning speed. Students learn and practice the tricks of mental math calculation, progressing through various levels of proficiency.
One way to bring the subject of mathematics to life, according to the Mathematical Science Research Institute (MSRI), is through literature. According to the organization, “books connect with the sense of wonder and imagination and creativity.”
Since 1983 the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) have been recognizing excellent educators spanning all corners of the country-from one-room schoolhouses in rural Montana to large school systems in the heart of New York City.
Math Prize for Girls, sponsored by the Advantage Testing Foundation, is the largest mathematics prize for girls in the world. Each fall at MIT, nearly 300 young female mathematicians compete in a challenging test of mathematical creativity and insight.