'It's Rude!': 4th-Grader Refuses To Answer Math Homework Problem About Girls' WeightsThe mother of a Utah fourth-grader said she was "shocked" by a math problem included in her daughter's homework assignment, which she says sheds light on young girls' body image.
Math Tutoring Program Boosts Kids' Grades And ConfidenceMath can be a tough subject for a lot of young students. But now many are getting a helping hand from this week's Jefferson Award winner, who provides tutors.. and a hot meal!
Teenagers Create Free Program To Teach Other Kids Computer CodingMost high school students would rather spend their summer vacations far away from the classroom. But Jefferson Award winners Vineet Kosaraju and Nikhil Cheerla are choosing to go back to school, and this time they are the teachers.
California Educator Changes Common Core Math AttitudesOne South San Francisco teacher is successfully removing math fears from students by enforcing confidence and persistence in the classroom.
Once In A Lifetime Math Moment On Saturday's Pi Day, '3/14/15 At 9:26 a.m.'We can watch our smartphones and clocks tick over to a rare 10 digits of Pi on Saturday, March 14th, 2015, at exactly 9:26:53, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate.
Extra-Curricular Programs In California Contribute To STEM CareersCalifornia’s public school system contribute to STEM careers by offering science-centric activities through after-school programs.
Engineering A Love For Science In KidsKevin Jarrett isn’t your typical computer teacher. His students build walls from clay, sand and water. They design parachutes from coffee filters. And it’s perfectly fine if the things they build don’t work the first time.
Engineer Urges Girls To Smash StereotypesToday’s students have more reasons than ever to care about engineering.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Stanford Math Professor Becomes First Woman To Win Fields MedalA Stanford professor has become the first woman ever to win the Fields medal, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics.
Alameda Non-Profit Gets $900K Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Grant For WomenRep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.
Bay Area Math Enthusiasts Set To Celebrate Pi DayNumerical celebrations are planned throughout the Bay Area for the mathematical Pi Day on Thursday.
KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For CollegeMany of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
Exploratorium, Math Fans Celebrate Pi DaySan Francisco's Exploratorium and math enthusiasts around the world are celebrating all things Pi on Wednesday...