Latest News: New research shows how the brain works with mathematics

eLearningworld News from France Research from CEA-Inserm-Université Paris Sud-Collège de France has discovered the network of brain regions involved in advanced mathematics and also simpler arithmetic operations. The research method that was used was to study the brains of fifteen professional mathematicians using functional MRI where MRI images were taken …

Latest News: Pedagogy for mathematics from Japan improve learning and engagement

eLearningworld News from Sweden Teachers of mathematics in Japan do not handle a new math-problem by showing the solution on the blackboard. Instead they are letting the students guess the answer by taking a non-authoritative role in the classroom. This is a much more active pedagogical approach that has proved …