Alicia Farmer, a 5th grade math teacher in Anacortes, Wash., demonstrates how she builds her students conceptual understanding of multiplying fractions.
All Blog Posts With math Tag or Category
July 01, 2015
June 24, 2015
"[K]ids aren't likely to buy into doing tougher math with teachers who are inwardly hyperventilating about the subject themselves," says a new brief from a New York City-based policy institute.
June 15, 2015
A new study from Vanderbilt University concluded that teachers' feedback on math problems hinders students who have a grasp on the concept but could significantly help those who still don't understand.
June 10, 2015
In response to criticism from the math community, EdReports.org, the group that bills itself as the Consumer Reports of common-core instructional materials, is making changes to its textbook review process.
June 03, 2015
After collaborating with colleagues, high school math teacher Krista McAtee devises a lesson meant to help students understand graphing.
May 28, 2015
A physics website lauds the importance of arts education. It's not alone among the sciences.
April 30, 2015
Solving problems starts with sense-making, not answer-getting.
April 23, 2015
A high school math problem from Singapore made the rounds on the Internet.
April 19, 2015
Are you a science or math teacher who feels like moving away from grades is something you can't do? Check out this interview with Jim Cordery, a math teacher from NJ shared his thoughts with me about grading and challenges he has with #TTOG.
April 14, 2015
The toolkit for determining whether publishers' instructional materials are aligned to the Common Core State Standards has grown once again.