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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Individualized math program shows promise for pandemic learning recovery

August 16, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Students in grades 3-8 who used a personalized math tool developed by NWEA and Khan Academy to supplement in-class learning achieved higher-than-projected gains in math, according to results of a study released Tuesday by NWEA, a nonprofit research and assessment […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways to create a strong math culture in your schools

July 15, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Picture this: a student enters your classroom, a negative attitude at the ready. They are distant during class, uninterested in engaging with the material, and their beliefs confirmed every time they get a question wrong – “I can’t do math.” […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data Science Is No Panacea for High-School Math Education

July 12, 2022

Via: Education Next

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are the fastest-growing fields in terms of both student interest and job opportunities. For example, in California, the number of bachelor’s STEM degrees increased at a rate more than triple that of other degrees between […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 key factors to support district-wide math achievement

May 19, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Students across the country, including in Michigan, are struggling with math — and not just because of the pandemic. The latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress indicate math performance has been on the decline since 2012, with […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to teach multi-sensory math

April 18, 2022

Via: eSchool News

Learning mathematics is much more than memorization. Rote drill and practice have not shown to lead to significant improvements in mathematics abilities, but rather, using strategies that engage and strengthen the connections to different areas of the brain assists students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How online learning can bridge the math gap

April 12, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As the U.S. moves toward more normalized learning and day-to-day life, we know many students continue to feel the impact of remote and hybrid learning. The lingering effects of remote learning during the pandemic have left many students behind, particularly […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 ways to prepare for rigorous math learning

November 24, 2021

Via: eSchool News

While students across all grades have shown growth during the pandemic-related learning disruptions, that growth hasn’t kept pace with what we’d expect to see in a typical year. According to the most recent data, students in grades 2–8 have fallen […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 reasons to rethink middle school math acceleration practices

November 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As the pandemic continues to impact another school year, a lot of focus has been on “accelerating learning,” which is about maintaining on-grade level instruction or infusing pre-requisite skills in the instruction so students can access on-grade level instruction. There […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 ways to bring joy back to math after a year of virtual learning

September 23, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

Math instruction experts say now is an optimal time to rethink how math lessons are delivered and find creative ways to empower students to develop strong understandings of numerical relationships and an appreciation for math. After a year of virtual, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Math Concepts? Or Procedures? Best Answer Is Teaching Both

July 21, 2021

Via: Education Next

I read with some dismay the response by Barry Garelick (“What It Takes to Actually Improve Math Education”) to Rick Hess’s interview with Andrew Coulson (“The Case for Game-Based Math Learning”). Garelick unfortunately sets up a straw-dog contest between learning […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 tips for creating a successful math intervention initiative

May 21, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Early studies are showing significant learning loss in math due to the pandemic. Because of this, teachers need to be prepared to identify and fix any gaps when all students return to in-person learning. Over a decade ago, Vail School […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Do school-based interventions help improve reading and math in at-risk children?

April 7, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

School-based interventions that target students with, or at risk of, academic difficulties in kindergarten to grade 6 have positive effects on reading and mathematics, according to an article published in Campbell Systematic Reviews. The review analyzed evidence from 205 studies, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Let’s Make Math Education Relevant for Real Life

October 26, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Over a decade ago, I learned about a pioneering course at Cabrillo College in California. In it, students collected survey data in their neighborhoods on issues such as youth gangs or discrimination against immigrants, learned statistical methods to analyze that […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Cal State Delays Possible New Math Requirement

January 31, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The California State University Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to delay until 2022 the possible implementation of a requirement that applicants to the massive public university system take a fourth year of quantitative reasoning in high school, the Los Angeles […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers say these 6 things can help students with math

October 28, 2019

Via: eSchool News

Poor performance in previous math classes and low confidence are some of students’ biggest stumbling blocks when it comes to math success, according to a new survey about math education. The survey of more than 400 high school math teachers […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

MIND Research launches K-12 math game-a-thon

February 9, 2016

Via: eSchool News

If they build it, they will learn from it. That’s the idea behind the national K-12 Game-a-thon, which invites students to let their imaginations and problem solving run wild as they design, build and share their own math games. Sponsored […]