Yesterday, the Oregon state board of education voted unanimously to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
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March 07, 2014
March 06, 2014
The Lone Star state's request was a narrow one, aimed only at state tests in Algebra 1.
February 20, 2014
A comparison between kindergarten math standards in the Common Core State Standards and the draft Indiana standards released Feb. 19 reveal some important distinctions.
February 19, 2014
Using games to promote learning isn't a new idea. But the widespread use of game-based adaptive learning systems, the explosion of mobile-learning applications, and the growing use of game-based strategies makes gamification one of the most important education trends of this decade.
February 17, 2014
Students should learn from their mistakes, not erase their mistakes.
February 13, 2014
Teachers who want to know what students are thinking as they solve math problems might try having them create screencasts as they work.
February 11, 2014
A study has found that kindergarten teachers spend most of their time on basic literacy and math but that children learn more when taught more advanced material.
January 31, 2014
With a 14 to 1 vote, the Texas Board of Education officially dropped Algebra 2 as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
January 24, 2014
Instead of being a learning complexity, I believe innovative math learning initiatives are the key to overall K-12 academic improvement. Math is a universal language and one that needs practical applications to really have an impact. That starts with the teachers but needs support from the decision-makers to truly make a difference.
January 22, 2014
Requiring students to always show their work reinforces doing math more so than knowing math.