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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:14:41 -0400EducationWeekMathematicshttps://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, 05 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Getting Students to Talk About Math Helps Solve Problems]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/06/getting-students-to-talk-about-math-helps.html
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Math discourse is a technique that works as well virtually as it does on paper or in face-to-face classrooms, according to experts.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/EOl0_nbVbHg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/05/06/getting-students-to-talk-about-math-helps.htmlTue, 10 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[The Missing Ingredient in Our Democracy: Math]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/03/11/the-missing-ingredient-in-our-democracy-math.html
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Political numeracy is as important as it is overlooked, argues Wellesley mathematics professor Ismar VoliÄ‡.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/kXMbBbCDS1U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/03/11/the-missing-ingredient-in-our-democracy-math.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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Math: The Most Powerful Civics Lesson You've Never Had]]>https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/11/26/math-the-most-powerful-civics-lesson-youve.html
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A handful of educators across the country are quietly making the case that math may be the missing piece in civics education.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/xFnv_gX-unY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/11/26/math-the-most-powerful-civics-lesson-youve.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.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.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.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, 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, 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.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.html