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Mon, 20 May 2019 01:02:24 -0400EducationWeekMathematicshttps://feedburner.google.comMon, 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.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, 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.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.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, 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, 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, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Low-Level Assignments Are an Indictment of the System]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/05/low-level_assignments_an_indictment_of_the_system.html
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An analysis of middle school mathematics assignments suggests that teachers lacked opportunities to develop lessons to tap students' deeper learning competencies.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/4hYTfB6qsd8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/05/low-level_assignments_an_indictment_of_the_system.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.htmlWed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Gates Foundation Eyes Middle Years Math Instruction]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/04/gates_foundation_eyes_middle_s.html
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It's part of the foundation's $425 million research and development push, announced last fall.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/9XvYwUYNj44" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/04/gates_foundation_eyes_middle_s.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.htmlWed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[High Schoolers Should Take 4 Years of Leaner, More Relevant Math, Teachers' Group Says]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/04/high_school_math_vision_nctm.html
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The document aims to bring clarity to high school math expectations, and calls for an end to the common student-tracking patterns that plague math.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/_N5dA2jxrfQ" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/04/high_school_math_vision_nctm.htmlWed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Opening the 'Black Box': Studying Teaching Practices]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/02/opening_the_black_box_studying_teaching_practices.html
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A new study by OECD will videotape teachers in eight countries and provide valuable information about instructional practice.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/4tmNh0DiPw8" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/learning_deeply/2018/02/opening_the_black_box_studying_teaching_practices.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.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.htmlFri, 23 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000<![CDATA[Federal STEM Education Programs Lack Coordination, Watchdog Finds]]>https://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/03/federal_stem_programs_watchdog.html
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A federal committee failed to analyze performance data on the more than 160 federal programs that promote STEM education and research.<img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/EducationWeekMathematics/~4/m0qJnqXWiko" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>Mathematicshttps://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2018/03/federal_stem_programs_watchdog.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.html