math Tag

The Jersey Journal Third graders at Mahatma Gandhi Elementary School in Jersey City are building math skills while simultaneously learning about famous structures and roller coasters in their classroom, The Jersey Journal reports. The school project “allowed [students] to apply the concepts they learned in Math...

Cache Valley Daily More rigorous academic expectations are beginning to yield improvements in student performance in math for Utah children, a report from the Utah Council of Teachers of Mathematics finds. “The sheer fact that the assessments and the standards are more rigorous, the fact we...

EdSource Make math fun, exciting and memorable? Challenge accepted by teachers at Los Medanos Elementary school in California’s Bay Area. Educators there are rapping, developing games and getting kids up and moving – all to better master mathematical concepts. Teacher Geannine Fernandez’s 3rd-grade class raps about...

HeraldNet Math is often a stumbling block for students seeking a college degree, and Christopher Quarles, an instructor and researcher at Everett Community College, says old models of math instruction were part of the problem. Conceptual math “sticks with” students longer than procedural math, a study...

WHAM ABC Rochester At New York’s Greece High School, teacher Courtney Larkin uses the television show Dancing with the Stars as a platform to help her students master multiplication, division, decimals, percentages and other math concepts. “The students relate to it very well,” Larkin says. “They’re...

Seventy-Four Suraj Gopal, a special education teacher in New York City, explains how parents can support their children be successful even when academic expectations differ from the ones they were held to in school. He suggests that parents ask their children questions that probe them to...