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Wed, 13 Nov 2019 03:58:28 -0500EducationWeekMathematicshttps://feedburner.google.comTue, 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, 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.htmlMon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Ditch the Math Worksheets and Stop Killing Kids' Curiosity]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/05/08/ditch-the-math-worksheets-and-stop-killing.html
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Too many early-childhood educators think math and play are mutually exclusive. They don't have to be, writes education professor Kathy Liu Sun.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/kysNniSuXA4" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/05/08/ditch-the-math-worksheets-and-stop-killing.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, 29 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[We Should Teach Math Like It's a Language]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/05/30/we-should-teach-math-like-its-a.html
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Solving the nation's math problem requires a new approach, writes Jeannine Diddle Uzzi of the University of Southern Maine.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/q40S6gFfjH8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/05/30/we-should-teach-math-like-its-a.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.htmlMon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[STEM Education Has a Math Anxiety Problem]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/08/07/stem-education-has-a-math-anxiety-problem.html
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Early educators in science, technology, engineering, and math need to face up to unproductive math practices, writes elementary instructional coach Gina Picha.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/JA3KKbyNYhQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/08/07/stem-education-has-a-math-anxiety-problem.htmlWed, 11 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[From the NFL to MIT: How John Urschel Is Making Math More Interesting]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/04/11/from-the-nfl-to-mit-how-john.html
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Teachers must reject the idea that math is like eating vegetables, says former offensive lineman and current mathematician John Urschel.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/U1z8TOHdonE" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/04/11/from-the-nfl-to-mit-how-john.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.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, 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.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.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.htmlWed, 04 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Researchers Probe Connections Between Math, Reading Difficulties]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/10/04/researchers-probe-connections-between-math-reading-difficulties.html
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Students with dyslexia often struggle with math fluency as well, and scholars at a recent conference put a spotlight on some of the possible connections.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/VBGBtr9m_yU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/10/04/researchers-probe-connections-between-math-reading-difficulties.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.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.html