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April 16, 2014

STEM: The Challenges of Connecting Four Disciplines

A new report aims to make sense of the "confusing landscape" that is integrated science, technology, engineering, and math education, laying out the benefits—and the many challenges—of connecting the STEM disciplines.

April 14, 2014

A Better Way to Teach Division?

A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.

April 09, 2014

Math Teacher Talk: 'How Do You Like Common Core?'

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 02, 2014

Why Does STEM Learning Have to Be 'Real World'?

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 31, 2014

Engaging Math Students in Productive Struggle

Why math practice standard #1 (make sense of problems and persevere in solving them) is so important, and how to help students achieve it.

March 31, 2014

Next Generation Blends will Teach to One

"We believe there's been a lack of transformative innovation in K-12," according to Joel Rose, founder of nonprofit New Classrooms. His website proposes, "an alternate credible vision for what's possible in schools."

March 21, 2014

Devil Is in the Details When It Comes to Tracking, Detracking

A research brief highlights pros and cons of tracking and detracking 9th grade algebra classes in Chicago schools but the results are difficult to interpret without first understanding the different levels of support provided to those affected by both types of reforms.

March 14, 2014

The New SAT: What Will It Look Like for Math?

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.

March 14, 2014

Teachers Partake in Pi Day

Teachers and students around the country celebrate Pi Day on March 14 by eating pie, writing pi-kus, and learning about the irrational number.

March 13, 2014

Schools Helping Struggling Students Also Can Boost High-Flyers, Study Says

Top students aren't necessarily hurt academically by a school's focus on low-performers, finds a new study at the Association for Education Finance and Policy conference.

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