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Engaging Students in Math

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Blogger and teacher Jose Vilson advocates for math literacy and suggests ways in which teachers can make this easier for their students.
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Halloween Candy Math: The 2012 Pricing - Monroe Evening News

Halloween Candy Math: The 2012 Pricing - Monroe Evening News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Halloween Candy Math: The 2012 PricingMonroe Evening NewsWould you like a fun way to reinforce grade school math lessons at home? Put your children on the challenge of figuring out how much money the family will spend on Halloween candy.
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Blended Learning Energizes High School Math Students (Tech2Learn Series)

Blended Learning Energizes High School Math Students (Tech2Learn Series) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
[VIDEO] Educator Peter McIntosh helps his students to take ownership of their learning by using interactive subject-mastery tools like Khan Academy.
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The man who wants to teach the world - New York Daily News

The man who wants to teach the world - New York Daily News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukThe man who wants to teach the worldNew York Daily NewsHis aim is to create the first free, world-class virtual school.
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4 Ways PBS is Innovating For Students' Futures - Education Week News (blog)

4 Ways PBS is Innovating For Students' Futures - Education Week News (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
4 Ways PBS is Innovating For Students' FuturesEducation Week News (blog)"Each module includes tips and instructional plans for implementing a series of 35-minute math lessons, each using a PBS KIDS online game." The modules are designed to: Enhance...
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Local educators strive to learn and teach more critical thinking STEM activities - Examiner.com

Local educators strive to learn and teach more critical thinking STEM activities - Examiner.com | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Local educators strive to learn and teach more critical thinking STEM activitiesExaminer.comThe educators were engaged in a math and science STEM activity that included extensive discourse related to STEM Education and its' importance for our youth...
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Teachers review Common Core math program - ThisWeekNews

Teachers review Common Core math program - ThisWeekNews | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
ThisWeekNewsTeachers review Common Core math programThisWeekNews"We gave parents an overview of our new course of study in Common Core math, Math in Focus, so that parents could learn how they could support youngsters at home," Scarpitti said.
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Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Common Core Expectations Explained ... - Education Week News (blog)

Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Common Core Expectations Explained ... - Education Week News (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
U.S. News & World ReportQuick Guide to the Common Core: Key Common Core Expectations Explained ...Education Week News (blog)All of mathematics is built on a few basic ideas. The Common ...
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Texas Instruments Foundation recognizes 12 local teachers for innovative ... - Equities.com

Texas Instruments Foundation recognizes 12 local teachers for innovative ... - Equities.com | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Texas Instruments Foundation recognizes 12 local teachers for innovative ...Equities.comThe awards honor local secondary math and science teachers who consistently demonstrate quality instruction and build student achievement in the STEM subjects.
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Unleashing Creativity in the Classroom via Common Core Standards

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It says something powerful to me that the authors of the Math and English Language Arts (ELA) standards often begin their explanations of the CCSS through art. Last month, for example, I savored several lovely minutes ...
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On the Shoulders of Giants: Catching Up With EdModo!

On the Shoulders of Giants: Catching Up With EdModo! | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
My friend told me she's been using EdModo to allow students to continue class discussions outside of class--"it's basically Facebook for school," she said. I was excited by what she described, and I am finally getting around to checking it...
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Flipped Classrooms switch homework and school work - WXIA-TV

Flipped Classrooms switch homework and school work - WXIA-TV | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Flipped Classrooms switch homework and school workWXIA-TVOn a recent afternoon, Jete Long, 13, received his 8th grade math lesson from his teacher on a laptop computer in the comfort of his home.
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Is the flipped classroom a better version of a bad thing?

Is the flipped classroom a better version of a bad thing? | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
The crux of the flipped classroom mentality is that students swap homework for classwork. But does it work?
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Study Finds Benefits to Infusing Math Into Science Lessons - Education Week News (blog)

Study Finds Benefits to Infusing Math Into Science Lessons - Education Week News (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Study Finds Benefits to Infusing Math Into Science LessonsEducation Week News (blog)With the prevalence of the acronym STEM in education parlance today, interest has grown in not just promoting the subjects of science, technology, engineering, and...
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Tune in to math lessons on radio - Times of India

Tune in to math lessons on radio - Times of India | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Tune in to math lessons on radioTimes of IndiaKANPUR: Students of the Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)-Kanpur under the guidance of their faculty members will soon start working on developing their Radio Mathematics Project, a unique initiative...
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Engineering Good Math Tests

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It will take more than computer-based tests to truly assess students' math abilities, Hugh Burkhardt writes.
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Georgia Department of Education Adopts Carnegie Learning Math Textbooks ... - Sacramento Bee

Georgia Department of Education Adopts Carnegie Learning Math Textbooks ... - Sacramento Bee | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Georgia Department of Education Adopts Carnegie Learning Math Textbooks ...Sacramento BeeAbout Carnegie Learning, Inc.
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Educators Craft Own Math E-Books for Common Core - Education Week News

Educators Craft Own Math E-Books for Common Core - Education Week News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Today's THVEducators Craft Own Math E-Books for Common CoreEducation Week News"There was not a textbook out there that we felt reflected the common core," said Janet M. Sutorius, a math teacher at Juab High School in Nephi, Utah, who is a co-author.
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Studies Find Payoff in 'Personalizing' Algebra

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An ongoing series of studies shows students do better when word problems are tailored to their interests.
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Teachers learning new math techniques - Marietta Times

Teachers learning new math techniquesMarietta TimesPARKERSBURG - As West Virginia's mathematics standards for schools evolve, area educators are learning new ways of teaching math in the classroom.
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Teach kids math? 17-year-old has an app for that - Kansas City Star

Teach kids math? 17-year-old has an app for that - Kansas City Star | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarTeach kids math? 17-year-old has an app for thatKansas City Star... “really cool” Smithville Upper Elementary School classroom goes something like this: The kids? “We're the guinea pigs,” fifth-grader Blake Bantz said.
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Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained - Education Week News (blog)

Quick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations Explained - Education Week News (blog) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Paragould Daily PressQuick Guide to the Common Core: Key Expectations ExplainedEducation Week News (blog)The new standards are focused on two categories: English Language Arts and Mathematics.
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Teacher flips for new idea - Times Record News

Teacher flips for new idea - Times Record News | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Teacher flips for new ideaTimes Record NewsBorgman favors the flip learning method because it gives him time to work individually with students who need his help in class.
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Hall Talk: Want to Make STEM Learning Hip? Reality TV Might Help

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A weekly roundup of education news from around the Web.
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'Magic Pen' Helps High School Teachers Dig Deeper Into Math Lessons - High School Notes (usnews.com)

'Magic Pen' Helps High School Teachers Dig Deeper Into Math Lessons - High School Notes (usnews.com) | APS Instructional Technology ~ Mathematics Content | Scoop.it
Digital recordings allow teachers to walk students through equations, without being in the room.
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