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Hard Lessons Learned in Ambitious L.A. iPad Initiative

Hard Lessons Learned in Ambitious L.A. iPad Initiative | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
After a harsh internal critique of the program, the Los Angeles school system's effort to provide all its students with digital computing devices is again in flux.
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Teaching concepts, not just skills, helps elementary students in math, study says

Teaching concepts, not just skills, helps elementary students in math, study says | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
Students are more likely to be able to solve math problems if the concept behind the question is explained to them beforehand, according to a new study from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College....
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We Are Teachers

We Are Teachers | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
Find education news, teaching strategies, lesson plans, activity ideas and more on the WeAreTeachers blog. Featuring posts by guest bloggers and teachers as well as WeAreTeachers editors.
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The Most Interesting Use Of Educreations

The Most Interesting Use Of Educreations | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
Before this last week’s OAME conference in Toronto, I’d only seen one use of Educreations: students record themselves teaching through a lesson or a problem as a kind of summative assessment. This ...
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Disrespectful or Misunderstood? Gifted Students in the Classroom

Disrespectful or Misunderstood? Gifted Students in the Classroom | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hartwig Lisa is the mother of 3 gifted children and lives outside of San Francisco. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a parent say, “My child is gifted but he’s not one of those di...
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▶ Shannon Houghton - We Need Math Pushers - YouTube

In what has been named the most literate city of the country, Seattle has plenty of book-pushers. Where does that leave math? Why should we all care about ma...
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On Those "Crazy" Math Problems

On Those "Crazy" Math Problems | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
I know this has been a blog primarily from the perspective of an English teacher, but the fact is, of my 7 years teaching, 3 have been teaching English. All 7 have included teaching at least one ma...
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Pixar: The math behind the movies - Tony DeRose

Pixar: The math behind the movies - Tony DeRose | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
The folks at Pixar are widely known as some of the world's best
storytellers and animators. They are perhaps less recognized as some of
the most innovative math whizzes around. Pixar Research Lead Tony DeRose
delves into the math behind the animations, explaining how arithmetic, trigonometry and geometry help bring Woody and the rest
of your favorite characters to life.
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How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic

How To Teach Math With LEGOs | Edudemic | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
Using Legos in the classroom is not a new concept at all. There are so many different classroom applications for the popular brightly colored bricks, and despite the myriad of uses, the go-to task for Legos is most often math. The handy little nubs sitting atop the bricks offer a chance to teach things like …
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Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

Why Do Americans Stink at Math? | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.
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Why We Need Common Core:
"I choose C."

Why We Need Common Core: <br/>    "I choose C." | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
This video illustrates why we Common Core State Standards are essential in education.  The emphasis is on the need for students to learn, think critically, and apply concepts. It further demonstrates why "teaching to the test" won’t prepare students for college, global communication or real life situations.  
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Good Mathematicians...

Good Mathematicians... | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
This engaging poster illustrates what good mathematicians do by connecting to what good readers do! The poster utilizes a brain-based strategy of connecting
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Why Common Core math upsets parents: Their own math abilities are lacking (Commentary)

Why Common Core math upsets parents: Their own math abilities are lacking (Commentary) | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
A math teacher in the Sherburne-Earlville district explains why teaching number sense will serve today's students better than the "procedural'' math their parents were taught.
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Minds on Mathematics: Khan Academy, Smarter Balanced, and Illustrative Math Collaborate to Provide CCSS Math Resources

Minds on Mathematics: Khan Academy, Smarter Balanced, and Illustrative Math Collaborate to Provide CCSS Math Resources | Teaching Mathematics | Scoop.it
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