Spotlight on Math Instruction

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Math Instruction


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

  • Creating coherence by linking math concepts across and within grades
  • Using blended-learning instruction in math instruction
  • Analyzing the common core’s impact of math instruction
  • Breaking out of the math instruction rut

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.

The common standards for math put a heavy emphasis on coherent instruction, prompting efforts to familiarize teachers with standards for grade levels beyond their own.
November 12, 2014 – Education Week

Some mathematics experts worry the computer-based testing platforms will hamper a key element of the exams: open-ended math-performance tasks that test students' ability to apply their knowledge.
September 24, 2014 – Education Week

Schools and teachers face complex challenges and competing demands as they work toward implementing the new math standards.
November 12, 2014 – Education Week

Silvestre Arcos, an award-winning math teacher at KIPP: Washington Heights Middle School, says that bringing technology into his classroom has boosted engagement and given him more flexibility to address students' learning needs.
June 18, 2014 – Teacher

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