Spotlight on Secondary Math Instruction

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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

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