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Should students struggle when learning maths?

Australian mathematics teachers are comfortable with the idea that students are struggling in the classroom, with many believing it builds resilience and helps develop problem-solving skills. In fact, almost a third of teachers feel the process of struggling is central ...

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Kurdish refugee wins Fields Medal

Kurdistan is normally in the news for negative, war-related reasons. Not this time. A Kurdish refugee has been award the 'Nobel prize of mathematics': a Fields Medal. Caucher Birkar was granted asylum in the UK after obtaining an undergraduate degree in Iran. ...

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Charles Sturt rewrites history of mathematics

Charles Sturt University (CSU) academics have rewritten sections of mathematics history by studying Indigenous mathematic systems in the Pacific. School of Teacher Education senior lecturer and researcher, Dr Kay Owens, led the study of Indigenous people in Papua New Guinea, ...

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