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Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed

Mathematical Literacy: A necessary skill for the 21st century | Sci-Ed | MATH | Scoop.it
Mathematical literacy is an important skill for the 21st century. Being to to do simple math in your head is useful and important, and we're losing that ability.
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iPads in Education: Five Tips for Teachers Introducing Devices to the Classroom | The Digital Media Diet

iPads in Education: Five Tips for Teachers Introducing Devices to the Classroom | The Digital Media Diet | MATH | Scoop.it

"Last year I volunteered in my child’s Kindergarten class daily for an hour with our family’s three iPads. I learned a lot about selecting educational content (primarily early math & literacy apps) and how to set up an environment most conducive for learning. I was most impressed by the potential for mobile devices to improve the experience in class for both teachers and students. So this year I volunteered to bring our iPads into my child’s First grade class once a week for ‘buddy reading’. As I do more outreach and training for local teachers in my community, I am surprised at the large number of classrooms getting devices without any guidelines about how to integrate them into their existing institutional structures or curriculum. From these experiences, I have come up with the following five tips for starting a new program in any classroom …"


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Carey Leahy's curator insight, May 20, 2013 7:55 PM

Especially like the learn to CREATE not just CONSUME concept.

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Education professor discusses American students' math literacy ...

Education professor discusses American students' math literacy ... | MATH | Scoop.it
As more and more technology becomes available, students continue to show less interest in really learning the fundamentals of mathematics. Only 1 in 4 American students are proficient in STEM (science, technology, ...
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Reading in Math Class? | Developing Literacy in MST

Reading in Math Class? | Developing Literacy in MST | MATH | Scoop.it
Honestly, not every student likes math and not every student likes to read, but we as teachers, we need to make sure we are emphasizing the importance of it. Atif Kukaswadia mentions in his blog that mathematical literacy is a ...
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