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:

  • How teachers feel about the Common Core State Standards
  • Using technology to increase elementary math achievement
  • Rethinking math instruction to better match the skills students need in their lives
  • Providing a deeper grasp of math content through verbal and written strategies

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

A mix of social and cultural forces keeps many African-American, Latino, and low-income students off the track toward international math recognition.
May 18, 2016 – Education Week

K-12 schools should rethink math instruction to better match the skills most students will need for their careers and lives, writes Mike Schmoker.
August 12, 2016 – Education Week

Through verbal and written strategies, students gain a deeper grasp of math content, while giving teachers a window into their understanding, writes STEM educator Amy Shapiro.
June 20, 2016 – 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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