Spotlight on Digital Math Instruction

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Digital Math Instruction

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

  • Personalizing math instruction
  • Facilitating hands-on learning in math
  • Using digital tools to enhance academic development
  • Engaging students through blended learning practices

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

A pair of K-12 systems in Washington state have devoted a lot of time and money to adopting the digital materials, efforts they believe will pay off.
June 11, 2015 – Education Week

They are examining how emerging technologies facilitate new types of hands-on learning, and how technology can provide a window into students’ thinking.
May 6, 2015 – Education Week

Drawing conclusions about what works in blended learning is difficult, because of the amorphous nature of the term, rapid changes in technology and how it is used, and other factors.
April 15, 2015 – Education Week

The District of Columbia school system arranged to purchase a blended learning software program, ST Math, through its central office, but left decisions whether to adopt it to individual schools.
April 13, 2015 – Education Week

The most useful and appropriate classroom technology can change as children move up the academic ladder from pre-K to 3rd grade.
January 8, 2015 – Quality Counts

Stephen Pham, a 5th grade STEM teacher, argues that the use of digital tools in schools teaches students soft skills that enhance their academic development.
October 28, 2015 – Teacher

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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