Tag Archives: National Mathematics Advisory Panel

Mathematics musings: the Common Core, algebra, and instruction

I got math on the brain. Scary, I know, for an old English teacher. It started when a friend tweeted this article about a charter school in San Diego that had revamped its math curriculum so that their kids would … Continue reading

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From Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover

Hat tip to Bob Scribner for this link. See Dan Meyer’s TED talk; he’s a wonderfully provocative blogger and full-time mathematics teacher. I very much like his five points about mathematics teaching (really any teaching) at the talk’s end: Use … Continue reading

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