Archive for October, 2010

2009 Nation's Report Card: Mathematics Grades 4 and 8

By admin - Last updated: Tuesday, October 26, 2022

Student performance at grades 4 and 8 on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also know as “The Nation’s Report Card,” has shown steady gains since 1990, although fourth-grade performance leveled off in 2009. Click here to read the full report.

George Polya (1887-1985) Twenty Five Years On

By admin - Last updated: Monday, October 18, 2022

A moving reminiscence of George Polya, arguably the father of problem solving in mathematics.