### How To : Master sixth grade mathematics

Math class got you down? We all know sixth grade mathematics is where we all start to lose it. We get frustrated with all of those numbers, try to figure it out, but ultimately flunk out or barely pass the class. Maybe the teacher just wasn't good enough to educate us, who kno ...more

### How To : Teach first grade math lessons

Do you want to help your first grade student learn math skills? Get expert tips on teaching first grade math lessons in this free education video series. Part 1 of 12 - How to Teach first grade math lessons. Teach first grade math lessons - Part 2 of 12. Click through to watch ...more

### How To : Determine whether you child is performing at grade level in math

Math is arguably the most important subject your children study in school, and making sure they're keeping up is important. If you want to determine whether you child is performing up to their grade level, watch this video. It will give you ideas for ways to test whether that ...more

### How To : Practice lattice multiplication in math

A mathcast done by a 5th grade class in Detroit, Michigan, USA on an alternative way of doing multiplication.

### How To : Find the surface area of a rectangular prism easily

These two math sixth-graders show us how to find the surface area of a rectangular prism. They used a tablet PC and the screen-capturing software, Camtasia Studio. If you always wanted to know how to calculate the area of a prism, then ...more

### How To : Perform a matchstick equation bar trick

This how-to video demonstrates a stumper of a puzzle‚ using only 4th grade math. Effect: Using matches (or in our case - toothpicks), create the incorrect math equation 1+11+111=1111. Then challenge your friend to move only 1 match and make the equation true. Make sure to poi ...more

### How To : Become a dentist

Does dentistry sound of interest to you? If you don’t mind spending the day in other peoples’ mouths, dentistry might just be the career for you. In this video, learn what steps need to be taken to break into the field of dentistry. • An undergraduate degree • Application f ...more

### News : Basic Math Operations

It was brought up a while back in a Community Call to Arms that *math* is handy for encryption (and let's face it, everything) so let us go over things you just have to know. "In its simplest meaning in mathematics and logic, an operation is an action or procedure which produc ...more

### News : Understanding Modern Cryptography: Public Keys

Last time, we looked at archaic cryptography, so you should have a basic understanding of some of the concepts and terminology you'll need. Now, we'll discuss one of the most important advances in computer security in the 20th century—public key cryptography. What Is Public K ...more

### How To : Solve a percent word math problem in algebra

A middle school has 1200 students. Of these, 25% are in the eighth grade. Yesterday, 95% of all eighth graders were present. How many eighth-grade students were absent yesterday? Solution First, we need to find the total number of eighth grade students at this school. 25% o ...more

### News : Alice Waters and Her Edible Schoolyard!

Oh Alice Waters and her magical Edible Schoolyard! Back in 1994, Alice Waters and King Middle School principal Neil Smith, worked with the community to refurbish their 1930's cafeteria kitchen into a wonderland of food education. The kitchen along with a one acre garden was th ...more

### How To : Program a calculator with basics

If you've ever had a little trouble trying to program your calculator, you may find a little relief with this four-part video tutorial. Here, a Texas Instruments (TI-84 Plus) calculator will be used to explain the programming process. The four parts include: 1: The Basics 2: ...more

### How To : Divide fractions in math

When you see a problem involving a fraction, don't freak out. Dividing fractions is actually fairly easy once you learn the simple formula of how to do it. Math can be scary, but don't give up. Follow these simple steps, and soon you'll be dividing fractions like a pro. Step ...more

### Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus Polyhedral Stellation)

It's another Monday, which means it's once again time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Additionally, I thought we'd take a look at the process of stellation and make some stellated polyhedra out of paper.Rachel Mansur of ...more

### How To : Calculate GPA

If you fear you're off to summer school, ease the stress of uncertainty with some simple math and know when to seek help with your grades. You Will Need * A four point grading scale * Recent grades * A pen and paper * A calculator Step 1: Find a grading scale Find a four-poin ...more

### News : Sage Proposal

Sergio Peralta Advisor: Jessica Davis English 3 23rd November 2011 Sage workshop My senior thesis project is creating a writing workshop. It will be called Sage Workshop and will be sponsored by Street Poets. This workshop will be located in FTA. It will be a workshop for ...more

One of the things I consistently notice amongst fellow internet users is that many people don't know how to properly search for stuff. Google may have served you well in the past, but I'm going to share a few little tricks with you to help make your search results even spiffie ...more

### How To : Easily Convert Cooking Times for Your Microwave's Wattage Using These Apps

Not all microwaves are created equal, so when you use the recommended cooking time on any microwaveable meal, chances are you're actually cooking the food too much or not enough. And unless you're really good at mental math or have a virtual assistant that's smarter than Siri ...more

### How To : 11 Android Apps You Should Be Using for Better Grades in School

Smartphones have been a hot button issue around school campuses for several years now—some schools allow them, others confiscate them on sight. But the fact of the matter is, when used correctly, a smartphone can be just as much of a learning tool as a textbook or school-issue ...more

### News : Augmented Reality Apps Account for Over Half of the Top 10 Most Downloaded Apps of 2019, Report Says

If there's any lingering uncertainty as to the mainstream viability of augmented reality, a list of the top mobile apps and games of 2019 serves to dispell those doubts. Of the top 10 most downloaded apps of 2019 according to app analytics service App Annie, six include augme ...more

Look, tests are no fun, and doing poorly on them is rarely an option. Whether you're studious or a slacker, everyone needs a little boost now and again. While students have found ways to cheat as long as tests have existed, the invention of smartphones has greatly enhanced the ...more

### News : GarageBand Changed How My Autistic Son Interacts with the World

My autistic son loves music. One afternoon, when he was nine, I downloaded GarageBand to his iPhone to help with the boredom of a long wait at a doctor's office. Instead of pacing or escalating into a meltdown, he spent the entire hour and a half practicing, learning, and comp ...more

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