Showing: 1-20 of 5

Mathematics

One of the oldest hacks in the book: Picking mechanical locks

One of the oldest hacks in the book: Picking mechanical locks

NEW YORK — Babak Javadi is discussing his obsession with lock picking — how successfully pressing each pin into place and feeling the lock cylinder release is "so pleasant," how quickly he fell in love with this hobby — when one of his buddies walks up and interrupts.

July 25, 2014 10:43 pmLoading…
Guada Lozano: Mathematics is the Playground; Critical Thinking is the Game… and the Legacy

Guada Lozano: Mathematics is the Playground; Critical Thinking is the Game… and the Legacy

Mathematics is a playground for learning critical thinking, a currency whose value prevails far beyond the utility of math as a content-laden discipline.

February 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA math prof wins White House award

UA math prof wins White House award

An associate professor at the University of Arizona has been recognized by the White House as one of the nation’s most promising math geeks.

January 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Core curriculum standards have consequences

Some kids don’t like to color. Despite the kits to create one’s own crayons or view products in 3-D, some kids are not interested. Even assigning exotic names and adding scents are not enough to hook every child into becoming a coloring aficionado.

November 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

William McCallum: Engaging students in mathematics

What if we lived in a world where people knew, used and enjoyed mathematics? What if mathematics made sense to students? What if teachers teaching fractions in Grade 3 could tell the story of how fractions flow naturally from whole numbers in Grade 2?

October 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...
View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...

Event Calendar

Today's events | Add an event

Most viewed: