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11 Awesome STEM Toys to Get Kids Into Science and Math

Primary Science Lab Set<p><i>By Learning Resources.</i> Little hands will love experimenting with this cool kit, complete with a beaker, flask, magnifying …

Kids

New ‘toolkit’ for math teachers designed to make algebra easier

Researchers at Vanderbilt and Harvard universities are testing an innovative toolkit designed to help teachers teach algebra more effectively. The …

Algebra

Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math

The latest effort to overhaul math and science education offers a fundamental rethinking of the basic structure of knowledge. But will it be given …

Mathematics

How teachers can help students excel at math: top tips from the man behind PISA

<b>Want to keep up with the latest education news and opinion? Follow TES USA on Twitter and like TES USA on Facebook.</b><p>What can we learn from the …

Mathematics

Could There be a Silver Bullet to Learning Math?

A couple of weeks ago someone asked me to explain the most challenging aspect of teaching math to students of any age. She said she is not a math …

75 schools will overhaul math teaching, a move Fariña says will reduce inequity

As an elementary school principal, Chancellor Carmen Fariña had parents pushing her school to enhance its math curriculum to better prepare their …

109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Category

<b>109 Common Core Resources For Teachers By Content Area</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>While standardized content isn’t exactly in our wheelhouse, if you’re …

The Best of the Math Teacher Blogs 2015

It’s never been easier to miss a great math blog post. The MathTwitterBlogoSphere –– known as #MTBoS around social media –– was once a small group of …

Critically Examining What You Teach

by <b>Grant Wiggins</b>, Ph.D, Authentic Education<p>In my 100th blog post I complained about the course called ‘algebra’. Some commenters misunderstood the …

Teaching

Quote Of The Day: Math & Constructivism

I would recommend that all teachers, and particularly math educators, read a recent article in The New Republic about Dan Meyer. It’s headlined The …

‘Not a Math Person’: How to Remove Obstacles to Learning Math

Stanford math education professor Jo Boaler spends a lot of time worrying about how math education in the United States traumatizes kids. Recently, a …

Pedagogy

How to Learn Math: For Students

About This Course<p>How to Learn Math is a free self-paced class for learners of all levels of mathematics. It combines really important information on …

What Does It Mean To Understand Mathematics?

Several years ago I had a profound moment that led me to completely rethink what it meant to understand mathematics. I was still in the classroom and …

A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math

<b>A Depth Of Knowledge Rubric For Reading, Writing, And Math</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><i>This is part 1 in a 3 part “Return To The Classroom” series, so-named because</i> …

Interactive Notebook Resource Section

My students set up their interactive notebooks on the third day of school. That was in August. It's November, and I'm finally blogging about it.<p>Here …

Why Depth of Knowledge is Critical to Implement

In listing the Common Core State Standards’ three shifts, the authors define “Rigor” by stating that:<p>“rigor refers to deep, authentic command of …

Pedagogy

Memorizers are the lowest achievers and other Common Core math surprises

It’s time to debunk the myths about who is good in math, and Common Core state standards move us toward this worthy goal. Mathematics and technology …

Comment on 5 principles of extraordinary math teaching by Jeshanah Zolkowski

A great math/art combination is found in knot theory, which is really fun for students of all ages. I highly recommend The Knot Book by Colin Adams …

Teaching

Multiple Representations v. Best Representation

This is from a worksheet I assigned during my last year in the classroom:There are lots of good reasons to ask students for multiple representations …

The Secret Question (Are We Actually Good at Math?)

<i>By Benjamin Braun, Editor-in-Chief, University of Kentucky</i><p>“How many of you feel, deep down in your most private thoughts, that you aren’t actually …

Seeing Struggling Math Learners as ‘Sense Makers,’ Not ‘Mistake Makers’

In discussions of progressive and constructivist teaching practices, math is often the odd subject out. Teachers and schools that are capable of …

Teaching