Roy Wilson, president of Wayne State University, was honored with a civil rights award for his work promoting diversity, which included the elimination of mathematics course requirement for graduation.
Wayne State Could Drop Math Requirement for Graduation
Math may no longer be required to graduate at Wayne State University. Huh?!
From Basketball to the Science Fair
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and founder of FIRST Dean Kamen discussed the importance of implementing STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and math education in America)to redirect kids’ passions from competing with basketballs to competing with robots….
Doctoral Candidate says Make STEM Less Competitive so Women can Work in STEM Jobs
We didn’t say it; she did: A doctoral candidate at the University of North Dakota recently published a research paper that argued one way to make Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics more inclusive for women…
Politically Scientific Math
A professor found an easier way to study math. Unfortunately, he’s a political scientist. “I propose an alternative to mathematics, what I call numerical literacy, or for lack of a better phrase, adult arithmetic,” Andrew…
Mathematically Challenged Common Core
The roster of actual mathematicians taking issue with the math in Common Core grows. “In mathematics, mastery of several calculation skills is delayed by one or two grade levels when compared with the standards recommended…