Many teachers today shun worksheets and prize graphic organizers as a student-centered resource. But are they really so different?
Traditional math focused on arithmetic until high school. Common Core uses visual models to introduce conceptual math earlier.
By proving and disproving number sentences, students can go beyond disconnected “math facts,” and begin seeing the connections between numbers.
“They know the math. They’re just can’t do the word problems. It’s their reading comprehension.” Ms. Hartwell was explaining why her students had struggled on
Students of all ages may struggle with fraction operations. They’re not that hard, as long as students understand the concept of fractions.