# Science news articles about 'math programs'

### An animated penguin boosts kids' math scores

California's hottest new*math*teacher is an animated penguin ... has been quietly taking over*math**programs*dotting Silicon Valley, dramatically improving ...### 'Robin Hood effects' on motivation in math

... in*math*benefit more from a school intervention*program*that ... aims at increasing*math*motivation than ... Psychology indicates the intervention*program*has a "Robin Hood ...### Outreach program provides ingredients for STEM inspiration

... ” lab. The hands-on*program*, now in its fifth year ... (science, technology, engineering, and*math*) through an approachable medium: food ... Ed Portal’s Summer Explorations*program*. Miles Higgins adds lemon ...### Closing the achievement gap in math and science

... Foundation's (NSF)*Math*and Science Partnership (MSP)*program*show not only ... specific improvements in their*math*and/or science*programs*. The data used ...### American Chemical Society supports House increase in math, science funding

... the Education Department's*Math*and Science Partnership*program*, which he called ... . Lane said, "The*Math*and Science Partnership*program*administered by the Department ...### MSU study: US needs better-trained math teachers to compete globally

... . Require more demanding*math*courses in all teacher preparation*programs*. Schmidt, who ... impact on*math*-teaching capabilities. Future teachers prepared in*programs*focused on ...### Middle-school math classes are key to closing racial academic achievement gap

... who take more advanced*math*courses in middle school lengthen ... is also true. Lower*math*placement in middle school significantly ... urban minority students through tutoring*programs*and improved access to ...### Full-day kindergarteners' reading, math gains fade by 3rd grade

... have slightly better reading and*math*skills than children in part ... discussions as full-day kindergarten*programs*become increasingly common in the ... ' gains in reading and*math*did not last far beyond ...### Boston Public Schools' prekindergarten program boosts children's skills

...*programs*. Researchers found that the*program*substantially improved children's language, literacy,*math*... But many preschool*programs*struggle to attain ... underenrolled in preschool*programs*, efforts to ...### Gender gap persists at highest levels of math and science testing

... at extremely high levels of*math*ability and scientific reasoning. At ... Duke University's Talent Identification*Program*, which relies on SAT and ... , found that differences in*math*ability did seem to affect ...### iPad app teaches students key skill for success in math, science, engineering

... also got better grades in*math*, physics, engineering, and computer ... a summer residential science outreach*program*here on campus. Eleven ... campus. "I like applying*math*and seeing how things work ...### Program to overcome early US math deficiencies could improve workforce

...*math*test used to determine employability and wages in adults. Intervention*programs*... designed to overcome this early*math*deficiency ... adulthood." The particular*math*skill Geary identified, ...### Elementary school women teachers transfer their fear of doing math to girls

... paper, "Female Teachers'*Math*Anxiety Affects Girls'*Math*Achievement" published in the ... '*math*ability," Beilock said. The authors suggest that elementary teacher preparation*programs*...### US culture derails girl math whizzes

... of AwesomeMath, a summer*program*for mathematically gifted children. ... discouraged from excelling in*math*. American children of immigrants ... believes that, "Innate*math*aptitude is probably fairly evenly ...### A sudden interest in math -- how teachers can motivate their pupils

... enthusiasm for physics, chemistry and*math*once they reach eighth or ... . "Studies have shown that most*math*and science teachers use a ... in the new professional development*program*. For most of the pupils ...