Common Core Curriculum Brings Big Shifts To Math Instruction NPR With the implementation of the new Common Core standards, parents across the country will notice a few changes in their kids' math homework.
GothamSchools Teachers model off their real-world approaches to teaching math GothamSchools The lessons cover a mathematical practice known as modeling that has been around for decades but is now getting a closer look in schools around the city as...
Teachers Embrace 'Deep Learning,' Translating Lessons Into Practical Skills PBS NewsHour In most math classes, the teacher gives information, and it's kind of linear. You know, I'm going to -- I do, you do, we do, and then they're tested on it.
There is a tale from the Middle Ages about a magic pebble, called the touchstone, that when rubbed against any metal, would turn the metal into gold. It was said that this pebble could be found on the shores of the Black Sea.
Teaching the basics of money is fine, but many children learn more when taught in an interactive manner. That’s why apps for tablets and computers are becoming so popular in classrooms.
You might think that all the money management apps out there are for adults, but there are actually quite a few good ones that are designed to teach kids about money. Below, you’ll find a few of the best ones that can be used in the classroom:"
Robot Set Helps Teach Math and Science T.H.E. Journal The Box comes in two versions, one for $3,500, which includes four robots, a tablet computer that acts as the control station, accessories, and 50 lessons and quizzes.
I just discovered the Math Munch blog. It promotes itself as "A Weekly Digest of the Mathematical Internet." Their blog further explains: Here you will find links to lots of cool mathy things on the internet.
Joshua Zucker shared this great Numberplay puzzle at the New York Times Wordplay Blog: Start with a first row with two number ones separated by a space: Row 1: 1 1 For each subsequent row, insert the sum between each two adjacent numbers, so you...
TIMEWhy Kids Should Learn Cursive (and Math Facts, and Word Roots)TIMEKail was in for a surprise — as is anyone who takes a look at a raft of recent studies supporting the effectiveness of “old school” methods like memorizing math facts, reading...