Spotlight on Elementary Math

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Elementary Math


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The Education Week Spotlight on Elementary Math is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Using research-based methods to teach fractions
  • Understanding how early spatial skills influence math learning
  • Identifying gender as a key factor in math instruction
  • Fostering STEM skills in young learners

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

From "fractions camps" to computer games, researchers are looking for better ways to teach a tough topic.
August 7, 2013 – Education Week

All that time cutting paper and tracing shapes helps young pupils master math later on, according to new research.
May 15, 2013 – Education Week

New research suggests that female teachers' comfort with math particularly affects their female students.
January 16, 2013 – Education Week

A new museum in New York City, along with math exhibits in other museums, are designed to infuse fun into learning.
June 5, 2013 – Education Week

Fostering STEM skills in young children is the best way to ensure that the United States remains competitive in a global economy, writes JD Chesloff.
March 6, 2013 – Education Week

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