Recently in Math Category

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   >   >>  

June 07, 2016

Black, Latino Students Lack Access to High-Level Science and Math, Data Show

New federal data show that black and Latino students are not getting equal access to the high-level math and science classes that are a gateway to college.

June 06, 2016

New NCTM President: Math Is About More Than College and Career Readiness

Education Week spoke with Matt Larson, the new president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, about his priorities and what he thinks are some of the biggest issues facing math teachers today.

May 27, 2016

Preparing Elite Math Competitors: Can It Be Done During the School Day?

A Florida teacher is preparing students for advanced math competitions during the school day—and it's paid off to the tune of nine national championships.

May 13, 2016

Teaching Reading Via Background Knowledge: Will ESSA Shift Tactics?

At a panel discussion in Washington, reading and policy experts came together to discuss how states can use their new flexibility under ESSA to begin to increase students' reading achievement.

May 10, 2016

Middle School Math Bee Names National Champion

In a climactic finale, Edward Wan, a 7th grader from Bellevue, Wash., took home first place in an elite national math competition.

April 29, 2016

Reactions to 12th Grade NAEP Declines? Mostly Tempered

When the scores for 4th and 8th grades were released in October, and showed declines as well, there was all sorts of chatter about where to place the blame. So far, the most recent 12th grade scores haven't caused the same kind of finger-pointing.

April 27, 2016

Low Performers Show Big Declines on 12th Grade NAEP Test

Much like their 4th and 8th grade peers, high school seniors have lost ground in math over the last two years, according to the most recent scores on a national achievement test.

April 21, 2016

Should Finger-Counting Be Encouraged in Math Class?

In a new paper, Stanford professor Jo Boaler argues that math teachers should use more visual approaches in their classrooms, including encouraging students to use their fingers to count and represent quantities.

April 20, 2016

Having Math Class in the Morning Could Lead to Better Student Performance

A new research study has found that students perform better in math classes held in the morning than those held in the afternoon.

April 19, 2016

The Search for Common-Core Curricula: Where Are Teachers Finding Materials?

In common-core states, nearly all math and language arts teachers are at least somewhat reliant on materials they've developed or selected themselves, according to a new nationally representative survey.

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   >   >>  

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments