Teachers and academic scholars are debating ways to interpret, and teach, the text-complexity expectations of the Common Core State Standards.
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How do you illustrate division of fractions by fractions? And why would you want to?
July 28, 2014
Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.
June 10, 2014
Psychology professors Sian Beilock and Daniel Willingham offer suggestions for how teachers can help decrease the effects of math anxiety.
May 22, 2014
A photo of an arts education program for students with special needs illustrates the kinds of social and communication gains students can make.
May 09, 2014
Elementary students spend nearly a third of their time off task, with distractions more likely to happen when they are working on their own or receiving whole-group instruction.
April 21, 2014
A few weeks ago, a father posted a page from his son's supposed common-core math assignment on Facebook, claiming that despite his own degree in engineering, he could not solve the problem.
April 11, 2014
A mother-daughter team described the importance of starting students with special needs with concepts rather than math facts and memorization, even if the process is painstakingly slow.
March 10, 2014
Most math teachers are now being asked to instruct students in a way they were neither taught during pre-service training nor learned themselves in the early grades.
January 29, 2014
Younger adults and men, in particular, favor a hands-on style of learning, according to a survey done for Everest College.