math http://kplu.org en Wash. Students Outscore Hungary, Australia in Math, Science http://kplu.org/post/wash-students-outscore-hungary-australia-math-science <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington state students rank in the top 10 for&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">math and science when compared with their counterparts in other countries, according to a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/studies/naep_timss/profiles.aspx" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">new batch of test scores</a>.</p><p>Washington's&nbsp;eighth&nbsp;graders tested better than the&nbsp;national average in both subjects. And scores here are higher than those in Ontario, Canada; Hungary, and Australia.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:02:57 +0000 Florangela Davila 10647 at http://kplu.org Kids develop math stereotypes in second grade, UW study finds http://kplu.org/post/kids-develop-math-stereotypes-second-grade-uw-study-finds <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958539.mp3</p><p>Girls start to think math is a boys&rsquo; subject when they&rsquo;re just 7 or 8 years old. That&rsquo;s what University of Washington psychologists found when they studied children&rsquo;s stereotypes. They say those beliefs could play a major role in the choices kids make as they get older.</p><p> Mon, 21 Mar 2011 11:52:36 +0000 Charla Bear 1033 at http://kplu.org Kids develop math stereotypes in second grade, UW study finds