math Tag

The classroom isn’t the only place where teachers make an impact. The articles I’m sharing today illustrate all the hard work many teachers are doing outside of the classroom to ensure all their students have a chance at achieving success. Get in the Thanksgiving spirit: share...

The end of the school year is a perfect time for reviewing concepts, practicing skills, and making any excuse you can to have class outside. As the educators below demonstrate, it’s also the perfect opportunity to incorporate creative lesson plans in an effort to reinforce...

Education Week Education Week highlights how “one of many teachers' and students' favorite classroom activities—reading aloud—can also be a time for learning about math.” It’s known as “mathematizing literature,” and Allison Hintz, a former elementary school teacher, and Antony Smith, associate professor of educational studies at...

ASCD.org Gerry Petersen-Incorvaia and Kristina Schaffler, elementary school educators in Glendale, Arizona, highlight how visualizing mathematics can help support student learning in other content areas. They write, it “may provide students with an effective way to categorize and compartmentalize information and relate it to other concepts.” ...

Perhaps nothing has become more politicized, polarizing, and dividing in education currently than the Common Core State Standards. From heated discussions about a state’s right to choose curriculum, to bad worksheets from terrible websites, social media is constantly abuzz with pictures, stories, and articles all...

Ed Source E.M. Grimmer Elementary School in Freemont, California is seeing an extraordinary amount of success in its students’ math test scores over the past two years. According to Ed Source, “with a student population that includes a high percentage of low-income, Latino students and English...

Del Mar Times Critics of high, consistent standards repeatedly like to say that they stifle creativity and force teachers to “teach to the test.” It’s a myth we’ve debunked before and a local teacher in California is proving again how standards promote creativity and flexibility. Yana...