More Than a Princess – Also a Brain

I grew up with a math professor and married an engineer. Entered college loving math, accounting, statistics, but hating science. What I didn't realize was that I really hated was the dull, pointless science classes I was forced to take in junior high and high school....

School Science Fair Projects

I put school science fairs right up there with the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby. More often than not, it's a competition between parents. But done right — which might mean allowing your children to do the work (and the learning) themselves — there is no better way to...

Better Math and Science Teachers

I am surrounded by scientists. My husband has a PhD in electrical engineering. My father has a PhD in mathematics. My sister has a master's in math and her husband has a PhD in physics. Yes, it makes for a family reunion geekfest, but it also means that math and...

My Kids Hate Math and Science ?and So Do I!

Ronnie L. from Houston wrote: I have three kids and they all hate math and science. I was never good at them and neither was my husband and the schools are not helping. We want them to go to college, but don't think theyll get in unless they get their grades up. How...