Spotlight on Secondary Math Instruction
Secondary Math Instruction
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The Education Week Spotlight on Secondary Math Instruction is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:
- Using transitional coursework to prepare high schoolers for college math
- Challenges facing math educators in the common-core era
- Varying the coursetaking path for students in Algebra 2
- Preparing for the common-core assessments in math
- Building statistical and data literacy inside classrooms
You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.
With many students entering college ill prepared to succeed, states and districts are increasingly offering transitional coursework for high schoolers who need extra help.
February 19, 2014 – Education Week
Many teachers say they do not feel well-equipped to plan lessons that meet the needs of students at varying levels of understanding.
March 13, 2013 – Education Week
Debate over the subject's relevancy brews in several states even as the Common Core State Standards for mathematics expect students to master that content.
June 12, 2013 – Education Week
Veteran high school mathematics teacher Alison Wright dissects the common-core-aligned assessments being developed by the national consortia.
March 5, 2014 – Teacher
In response to the growing interest in all-things statistics, it's time to foster data literacy in our classrooms, writes Anna E. Bargagliotti.
January 29, 2014 – Education Week
Ask a child to name his favorite class, and odds are you'll hear two letters: P.E. Ask an adult which subject has been most valuable in life, and the most popular answer turns out to be math.
September 6, 2013 - Curriculum Matters
Elementary Math Instruction
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