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- Mathematics Spotlight Spotlight on Math Assessment and InterventionThis Spotlight will help you evaluate the latest trends in students’ math scores, explore growing investments in math education, and more.Mathematics How Would Teachers Spend the Gates Foundation $1.1 Billion Investment in Math?Professional development that actually sticks, smaller classes, and better instructional materials are on educators' wish lists.Mathematics Explaining That Steep Drop in Math Scores on NAEP: 5 TakeawaysHere are highlights on the historic declines in students' math scores on the just-released national assessment.Mathematics Why the Gates Foundation Is Investing $1.1 Billion in Math EducationThe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is investing big in math, including teacher training and high quality instructional materials.Mathematics Spotlight Spotlight on Mathematical ThinkingThis Spotlight will help you give learners the tools to solve the world’s puzzles, empower students with mathematical thought, and more.Mathematics Why Elite College Admissions May Play an Outsized Role in K-12 Math ProgramsSome college counselors say calculus is an implicit requirement for entry into selective colleges—and it's warping the K-12 math sequence.Mathematics Spotlight Spotlight on Closing the Math Achievement GapThis Spotlight will help you learn how to support students suffering from math anxiety, gain insights into early math supports, and more.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Explore this research-based framework for instruction and learn how it fits into an explicit, systematic approach proven to boost math skills in n2...Mathematics Opinion How We Can Finally End the 'Math Wars'Children lose out on learning when teachers don't have clear direction.Mathematics Opinion How Reflexive Partisanship Has Undermined Math EducationConflict over how math is taught is not new. An educator recalls the many disputes since the 1990s.Mathematics Opinion 10 Teacher-Proofed Strategies for Improving Math InstructionTo move past "drill and skill," educators can draw inspiration for creative math lessons from students’ everyday experiences.Mathematics Opinion Are Math Textbooks Really Indoctrinating Kids?Math textbooks don't teach critical race theory. Whether they connect with middle schoolers is another question.Mathematics A New AP Precalculus Course Aims to Diversify the Math PipelineStarting in fall 2023, the course is intended to better prepare all students for college-level math regardless of their major.Mathematics What the Research Says Textbooks Need More Real-World Math Exercises, Study FindsA study of 8th grade textbooks in the United States and 18 other countries says most rely too much on basic computation problems.Mathematics How to Use Real-World Problems to Teach Elementary School Math: 6 TipsElementary students in some schools are using math to try to solve real problems, helping them see its practical applications.