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- 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.This whitepaper gives educators a “big-picture” view and explains how understanding the progression and cohesion of algebra can help them better determine the prerequisite skills students need to revisit to reach grade-level learning.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.The objectives of this pilot were to gain an understanding of the impact on student knowledge and test scores and to gain insight into th...Mathematics Opinion Teach Math in Ways That Are 'Proactive' & Not 'Reactive'Eleven educators share their ideas on how to promote culturally responsive teaching in mathematics.Mathematics Opinion Twelve Ways to Make Math More Culturally ResponsiveFour educators share ideas for using culturally responsive teaching in math class, including by helping students make community connections.Mathematics The Problem With Giving Math Tests Online and How Teachers Are Solving ItWith students working remotely, there’s no point in administering assessments that ask them to give a single answer; it’s too easy to cheat.Mathematics Digital Math Games and Apps: What Works and What Doesn't?Teachers are using a variety of games, videos, and apps to supplement online math instruction—but not all of them are created equal.Mathematics Kids Are Behind in Math Because of COVID-19. Here’s What Research Says Could HelpPrevious studies can provide a window into why math learning is taking a big hit during the pandemic, and what educators can do about it.Mathematics How Parents and Schools Can Work Together to Keep Math Learning on TrackCollaboration doesn’t require turning parents into math experts, classroom teachers say.Mathematics Editor's Note: Teaching Math in the Era of COVID-19An early look at pandemic-related school disruptions suggests one area of learning in particular stands to be affected: mathematics.Mathematics Teacher Tips: Keeping Kids Engaged During Online Math ClassMath teachers share advice for making remote instruction work.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.Fractions knowledge by grade 5 uniquely predicts success in higher mathematics. Yet, assessments show that too many students struggle with this critical foundational math skill from grade 3 onward. Fortunately, a growing body of academic