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Math Infographic via Common Core Math Book Bundle

Math Infographic via Common Core Math Book Bundle | Land of Math | Scoop.it

8 mathematical practices aligned with Common Core State Standards. It particularly shares with teachers starategies to employ in elementary, middle, and highschool to meet the Common Core Standards for Mathematics. The graphic is based on  Common Core Math Book Bundle, K-5, 6-8, and 9-12, by Leslie Texas and Tammy Jones.


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Land of Math: Educations Directly Responsible Individuals

It is a beautiful day outside. The temperature is in the mid 80's; it's sunny, low humidity, peaceful with a light breeze. Most people would probably agree that this sounds like a very pleasant day. Most of us could agree on the ...
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Don't be seduced by cheap pencils.

Don't be seduced by cheap pencils. | Land of Math | Scoop.it
The summer is wrapping up and the school year is about ready to kick off in full force.  This is...
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Duke Study Finds Improving 'Guesstimating' Can Sharpen Math Skills - WUNC

Duke Study Finds Improving 'Guesstimating' Can Sharpen Math Skills - WUNC | Land of Math | Scoop.it
Duke Study Finds Improving 'Guesstimating' Can Sharpen Math Skills WUNC You may not have heard of it, but it's a skill you probably use everyday, like when choosing the shortest line at the grocery store or the toll booth with the fewest number of...
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In South Korea, 47% of eighth graders are ranked 'advanced.' In U.S.: 7%

In South Korea, 47% of eighth graders are ranked 'advanced.' In U.S.: 7% | Land of Math | Scoop.it
South Korea's students rank among the best in the world, and its top teachers can make a fortune. Can the U.S. learn from this academic superpower?
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Interesting how South Korea has more private tutors than actual teachers!

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The Differences Between Projects And Project-Based Learning - Edudemic

The Differences Between Projects And Project-Based Learning - Edudemic | Land of Math | Scoop.it
There's a big difference between using projects in the classroom versus project-based learning in the classroom. What are those differences, you ask?

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Project-Based Learning Research Review

Project-Based Learning Research Review | Land of Math | Scoop.it
Studies have proven that when implemented well, project-based learning (PBL) can increase retention of content and improve students' attitudes towards learning, among other benefits.
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Nice overview of PBL.  There are links to three other articles by edutopia about PBL.

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All The Project-Based Learning Terms You Should Know - Edudemic

All The Project-Based Learning Terms You Should Know - Edudemic | Land of Math | Scoop.it
PBL is a big trend right now. So it's probably time everyone should start getting on the same page in terms of project-based learning terms.
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Number Sense

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This is a direct link to the landofmath.com Number Sense section with a variety of math resources

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Land of Math: Educations Directly Responsible Individuals

Land of Math: Educations Directly Responsible Individuals | Land of Math | Scoop.it
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We talk about the pros and cons of Ohio's attempt at linking teachers with student performance. 

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How the Simpsons have secretly been teaching you math

How the Simpsons have secretly been teaching you math | Land of Math | Scoop.it
Science author Simon Singh reveals the highly nerdy layer beneath the longest-running sitcom on TV.
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Bridging the Gender Gap: Encouraging Girls in STEM Starts at Home

Bridging the Gender Gap: Encouraging Girls in STEM Starts at Home | Land of Math | Scoop.it
While the majority of studies show no differences in STEM ability, a large divide in perceived competence starts as early as age five.
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The Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back - The Atlantic

The Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back - The Atlantic | Land of Math | Scoop.it
The Stereotypes About Math That Hold Americans Back
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Here's the most shocking statistic I have read in recent years: 60 percent of the 13 million two-year college students in the U.S.
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Math trouble when kids can't estimate 'how many' - Futurity: Research News

Math trouble when kids can't estimate 'how many' - Futurity: Research News | Land of Math | Scoop.it
Math trouble when kids can't estimate 'how many'
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... "how many" as often as possible. (Credit: emkladil/Flickr). U.
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Santee Teacher Creates Children's Musical 'Alex in Math Land ...

Santee Teacher Creates Children's Musical 'Alex in Math Land ... | Land of Math | Scoop.it
Alex in Mathland” is an original children's musical by Daisy Delacruz, featuring the music of “The Rappin Mathematician,” by 2009 California Teacher.
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Nice article about the 2009 California Teacher of the Year: Alex Kajitani. You can check out his article on our Land of Math website: http://www.landofmath.com/Alex%20Kajitani.html

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Muthuball: How to Build an NBA Championship Team - The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Profiles: GQ

Muthuball: How to Build an NBA Championship Team - The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference: Profiles: GQ | Land of Math | Scoop.it

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Rachel Ryan Hartley's curator insight, March 22, 2013 12:33 PM

I could probably build an NBA championship team with any class.

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Common core big picture becoming fuzzier as implementation nears

Common core big picture becoming fuzzier as implementation nears | Land of Math | Scoop.it
THE closer Oklahoma and other states inch toward fully implementing the full vision of common core academic standards for public schools, the less clear the big picture becomes.
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10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the ... - Innovation Excellence (blog)

10 Emerging Educational Technologies & How They Are Being Used Across the ... - Innovation Excellence (blog) | Land of Math | Scoop.it
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Mathematics: Year four students at St.
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One of the Basic Math Rules You Learned In School Is Wrong - Gizmodo - Gizmodo

One of the Basic Math Rules You Learned In School Is Wrong - Gizmodo - Gizmodo | Land of Math | Scoop.it
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“ One of the Basic Math Rules You Learned In School Is Wrong - Gizmodo Gizmodo There are probably a lot of things you learned in school that you don’t even remember,...
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Perspective on PARCC’s Price-a great close look

Perspective on PARCC’s Price-a great close look | Land of Math | Scoop.it

Here is an interesting look "inside the numbers" of the PARCC assessment costs. http://t.co/mfAgNAGp5J


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Land of Math: Math education and Loyola Marymount basketball - it's more than running the system

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We discuss how it's more than just math programs that account for the success of teachers, grade levels or schools.

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Leslie Bradshaw

Leslie Bradshaw | Land of Math | Scoop.it
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One of Fast Company's top 100 creative people in business and the COO of Guide Software Company. Ms. Bradshaw talks about her background and discusses the importance of math.

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