- The wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant that mocked transgender people and claimed“Chinese third graders” are learning “calculus.”
- In her tweet, Kelley Paul compares education in the U.S. to education in China by saying that while Chinese third graders are learning “multi-variable calculus,” those in the U.S. are learning “that ‘men can have babies.’”
- Paul posted the tweet on March 30, a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about anti-trans discrimination.
- Many Twitter users criticized Paul for posting unsupported claims and “perpetuating harmful stereotypes.”
Kelley Paul, the wife of Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul, has been criticized for posting a Twitter rant on March 30 that mocks transgender people and claims that “Chinese third graders” are learning “multi-variable calculus.”
Paul posted the tweet a day before International Transgender Day of Visibility, which celebrates transgender people and raises awareness about the discrimination they face worldwide.
A Chinese father publicly broke down in the middle of a road because his child could not solve a mathematics equation.
The breakdown: A resident of Kunshan in Jiangsu eastern China laid down in the middle of a road as he begged police to detain him because his daughter failed to solve a simple math problem, reported South China Morning Post.
If you’re down to learn something cool and quick this early in the year, a multiplication “trick” attributed to the Japanese may be your best bet.
The graphic method, which makes use of sticks and dots, has gone viral on TikTok since user @mathswithmisschang posted it back in August.
Women make up only a third of NASA’s workforce, and Filipina American engineer Josephine Santiago-Bond is one of them.
Santiago-Bond is the head of the Advanced Engineering Development Branch that she helped create, and oversees a team of 21 engineers and interns according to Asian Journal.
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Strange “optical toys” that appear to change form right before the viewers’ eyes have mesmerized many netizens in Japan.
Designed by Japanese mathematician Kokichi Sugihara, the pieces of acrylic objects offer mind-bending optical illusions that make them look entirely different when viewed using a mirror.
A new contestant on Filipino reality show “Pinoy Big Brother” is going viral for his complicated response to an otherwise simple question during his brief Q&A with the show’s hosts.
PBB, which is the official Philippines’ version of the popular CBS show “Big Brother,” has recently added eight more adults to the existing contestant lineup for the show’s “Camp Star Hunt” event.
When it comes to his children’s education, Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has spared no expense.
“We tried all sorts of things,” said McKenzie Bezos in a parenting tell-all Vogue, “including off-season travel, kitchen-science experiments, chicken incubation, Mandarin lessons, the Singapore math program, and lots of clubs and sports with other neighborhood kids.”
A 17-year-old high school senior will be receiving her Master’s degree even before she gets her high school diploma a month from now.
Stephanie Mui will receive her Master of Science degree in mathematics at George Mason University on Saturday, making her the university’s youngest graduate. Even more impressive is the fact that Mui has already earned her Associate of Science degree and her Bachelor of Science degree as well.
An Asian-Australian math teacher’s unique teaching style has turned him into Australia’s favorite high school teacher.
Co-head mathematics teacher Eddie Woo, whose parents migrated to Australia in the early 1970s, has been teaching at Cherrybrook Technology High School in Sydney for about ten years now.
A father from China definitely went over the top with his strategy for how to effectively tutor a child.
The merciless father from Meishan in Sichuan province came under attack after a video of him dangling his son over a river went viral. Many people would assume that the 7-year-old boy was being punished for bad behavior. However, the father was apparently trying to force the boy to practice his math skills and do his homework.
March Tian Boedihardjo is an 18-year-old, Hong Kong-born, Indonesian-Chinese genius who recently finished his doctorate program to become an associate professor of Math at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
The young prodigy, who began his university education at the very young age of nine, is set to begin his three-year contract with UCLA this year, according to Apple Daily (via Coconuts Hong Kong).