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Tue, 01 Dec 2020 15:35:34 -0500EducationWeekMathematicshttps://feedburner.google.comTue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Coronavirus Reveals How Math Instruction Must Change, Math Groups Say]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2020/06/coronavirus_reveals_how_math_instruction_must_change.html
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As schools plan for fall instruction, educators must take the opportunity to rework math instruction so it's equitable for all students, two math organizations said in a new paper.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/I5WibVptyVs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2020/06/coronavirus_reveals_how_math_instruction_must_change.htmlTue, 05 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[How Schools Are Putting Equity First in Math Instruction]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/06/how-schools-are-putting-equity-first-in.html
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Educators are changing instructional priorities, altering lessons, and working on ways to help teachers grow professionally, all in an effort to raise math achievement.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/OMUzGWMno6M" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/06/how-schools-are-putting-equity-first-in.htmlTue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Girls' and Boys' Early Brains Respond Similarly to Math Tasks]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/11/27/girls-and-boys-early-brains-respond-similarly.html
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Boys and girls start out on the same biological footing when it comes to math, finds the first neuroimaging study of math gender differences in children, published this month in the journal Science of Learning.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/SBOlwSmlAt8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/11/27/girls-and-boys-early-brains-respond-similarly.htmlTue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Teachers' Content Chops Are Vital to Teach Early Algebra]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/10/23/teachers-content-chops-are-vital-to-teach.html
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An educator's experience teaching math is important, but performance on math-content-certification tests is the best predictor of how well a teacher's students will perform in early algebra, finds a new study by the Regional Educational Laboratory Central at Marzano Research.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/V99FsiaXbM0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/10/23/teachers-content-chops-are-vital-to-teach.htmlTue, 24 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Math Teachers Take a Page From English/Language Arts: Comic Books!]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/09/25/math-teachers-take-a-page-from-englishlanguage.html
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Comic books and graphic novels, popular in many language arts and social studies classes, are just now tiptoeing into the world of K-12 math.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/JhcIzyy4Ya0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/09/25/math-teachers-take-a-page-from-englishlanguage.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Mathematics Education]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/05/02/mathematics-education.html
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High school math classes should be broadened to focus on goals beyond college and careers, including teaching the math students will need to be literate participants in civic life.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/VBNaHQgTUuI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/05/02/mathematics-education.htmlTue, 12 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Mathematics]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/09/13/mathematics.html
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Helping students to categorize different types of word problems can help elementary-age students tackle a common challenge in math class, according to a new analysis of 21 studies in the journal Review of Educational Research.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/chr_zX3ab_0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/09/13/mathematics.htmlTue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Students Build Tiny Houses to Bring Geometry Lessons to Life]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/05/01/students-build-tiny-houses-to-bring-geometry.html
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At Battle High School in Columbia, Mo., students in geometry class have swapped their compasses and protractors for hammers and hard hats. And they're doing it for a good cause.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/oYqKlpS8u1o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/05/01/students-build-tiny-houses-to-bring-geometry.htmlFri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[This Tool Can Help Identify 'STEM Deserts.' But It Needs Your Feedback]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2019/05/tool_identifies_STEM_deserts.html
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The National Math and Science Initiative's new tool aims to help the field look for patterns in STEM data, so educators and policy folks can fill in holes.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/ELMody9zyLg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2019/05/tool_identifies_STEM_deserts.htmlTue, 28 Feb 2012 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Mathematics]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/02/29/22report-5.h31.html
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Though boys typically perform better in mathematics, a new study shows that girls' superior verbal skills tend to make them better at arithmetic.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/bL0lQXJc00I" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/02/29/22report-5.h31.htmlTue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Mathematics Education]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/09/17/04report-5.h34.html
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Better mathematics screening procedures may help schools choose students for 8th grade Algebra 1 classes who will be able to successfully complete the course, according to a study by the Regional Educational Laboratory West.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/k6y9PJK5Hyo" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/09/17/04report-5.h34.htmlMon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Stronger Together: Language and Math Development]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/02/stronger_together_language_and_math_development.html
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A new approach to mathematics teaching helps English learners and others develop mathematics reasoning and language skills simultaneously.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/ef5X0g9ag2U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/02/stronger_together_language_and_math_development.htmlMon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Mathematics]]>https://www.edweek.org/topics/mathematics/index.html
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<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/onc3Fel_zlI" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/topics/mathematics/index.htmlWed, 06 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[How the Russians Hacked Our Math Curriculum]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/12/06/how-the-russians-hacked-our-math-curriculum.html
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An overemphasis on calculus in high school may be harming students, writes Dickinson College professor Jeffrey Forrester.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/toGywpGw6q4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/12/06/how-the-russians-hacked-our-math-curriculum.htmlWed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Making Math About More than Numbers: A Case for Evaluation-Based Grading]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/11/making_math_about_more_than_numbers_a_case_for_evaluation-based_grading.html
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A new grading system, developed by math teachers at High Tech High, enables students to look at what they've learned, rather than ranking themselves against one another.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/i2akmvmTwO4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/11/making_math_about_more_than_numbers_a_case_for_evaluation-based_grading.htmlTue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[How Can We Help Promote Mathematical Identity?]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/11/how_can_we_help_promote_mathematical_identity.html
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A network of math educators aims to help students of color identify with math abd to abolish the phrase, "I am not a math person."<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/BCfPz37MaiM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/11/how_can_we_help_promote_mathematical_identity.htmlSat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Response: 'Challenges Are a Natural Part of Mathematics']]>https://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2017/02/response_challenges_are_a_natural_part_of_mathematics.html
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Makeda Brome, Pia Hansen, Linda Gojak, Marian Small, Kenneth Baum and David Krulwich share their thoughts on the biggest challenges facing math teachers.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/DG552gquhzA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2017/02/response_challenges_are_a_natural_part_of_mathematics.htmlWed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Author Interview: 'Visible Learning for Mathematics']]>https://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2017/01/author_interview_visible_learning_for_mathematics.html
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Linda M. Gojak and Sara Delano Moore, two of the co-authors of "Visible Learning For Mathematics: What Works Best to Optimize Student Learning", agreed to answer a few questions about the book.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/mE7CPlEtXGY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2017/01/author_interview_visible_learning_for_mathematics.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Cognitively-Guided Instruction: Supporting Students to Create Their Own Mathematical Understanding]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/05/cognitively-guided_instruction_supporting_students_to_create_their_own_mathematical_understanding.html
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A student-centered approach to teaching mathematics enables students to develop conceptual understanding and to grow as confident mathematicians.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/XIvdNJ06pZk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/05/cognitively-guided_instruction_supporting_students_to_create_their_own_mathematical_understanding.htmlTue, 13 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[How Can We Abolish the Phrase 'I'm Just Not a Math Person'?]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/06/how_can_we_abolish_the_phrase_im_just_not_a_math_person.html
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A group of school teams, convened by the High Tech High Graduate School of Education, are using improvement science to improve student agency and learning in mathematics.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/nySv4NHsbgY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2017/06/how_can_we_abolish_the_phrase_im_just_not_a_math_person.html