A new document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics aims to go a step further than the Common Core State Standards in math by describing specifically what educators need to do to help students reach the new requirements.
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An overheard conversation on the way to an annual conference for math teachers highlights some timely and very thorny issues around the Common Core State Standards.
April 09, 2014
Math anxiety can be explained, at least in part, by genetic factors, according to a recent study that tracked hundreds of twins over a seven-year period.
April 08, 2014
The common characteristics include a STEM-focused curriculum, project-based learning, and supports for underrepresented students.
April 02, 2014
Why is there so much emphasis now on making STEM learning in particular mimic the real world? And why don't we talk about all subjects this way?
March 27, 2014
Two Illinois researchers found a way to gauge high school students' thoughts and feelings at precise moments during science classand in doing so uncovered some alarming differences between the way male and female students experienced instruction.
March 25, 2014
Illinois has officially adopted the Next Generation Science Standards.
March 24, 2014
At a public secondary school focused on engineering, health, and medicine just outside Portland, Ore., students build marble sorters and learn about the human body.
March 18, 2014
Wyoming's governor signed into law a budget bill that included a footnote forbidding the state board of education from reviewing or adopting the Next Generation Science Standards,
March 14, 2014
Here's a look at what the revisions to the SAT mean for the math portion and what two math experts think of the changes.