A New Kind of Problem: The Common Core Math StandardsThe Atlantic - Barry GarelickA set of guidelines adopted by 45 states this year may turn children into "little mathematicians" who don't know how to do actual math. zhu difeng/shutterstock A few weeks ago, I wrote an article for describingWrite a comment...Share IconLike IconFlip Icon

Common Core’s Newer MathNational Review - David G. Bonagura Jr. A return to mathematical ignorance The following sentences from the New York Times could have been written today in homage to the Common Core Standards …Write a comment...Share IconLike IconFlip Icon

America's Math Textbooks Are More Rigorous Than South Korea'sThe Atlantic - Eleanor BarkhornBut students in the U.S. still have much lower scores than their South Korean counterparts. Why? South Korea has some of the highest math scores in the world. On the 2012 PISA math test, the mean scoreWrite a comment...Share IconLike IconFlip Icon

Education: practical maths in schools is a formula for future successThe Guardian - Observer editorialConrad Wolfram, an entrepreneur and teacher, has a challenge for the British education system. In the UK, he asks, why do we introduce coding in primary schools but ban calculators? Instead, why not allowWrite a comment...Share IconLike IconFlip Icon