One short math problem set the internet ablaze this weekend—and incited charged arguments on math teacher Twitter, too.
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New research from Liverpool John Moores University in England found that learning about letter-sound interactions at home positively predicted young children's ability to count, calculate, and recognize numbers.
July 19, 2018
In a new study from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, students whose teachers underwent a professional-development program challenging the "myth of the math person" scored higher on an assessment of math ability.
January 09, 2018
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October 11, 2017
A mathematician developed a free, extensive math game for teachers of all grade levels to use in class. Over a million people have signed up to use it this week.
September 13, 2017
The IBM Foundation has launched a website called Teacher Advisor with Watson, which uses artificial intelligence to find high-quality elementary math resources and lessons.
August 21, 2017
What is math for? How can teachers make it relevant for students? Education Week asked teachers to share their responses to these common questions.
July 11, 2017
In a new study, researchers broke down the four instructional practices to teach mathematics conceptually—and studied the implications for teacher education programs.
June 08, 2017
Lockheed Martin, which commissioned the national poll, has released free curriculum resources aimed at fostering students' interest in space.
April 14, 2017
Sean Nank, an award-winning math educator, discusses the challenges of teaching mathematics—and the subject's greatness.