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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.
Standards-based grading promises to increase the accuracy of grades. But what if the purpose of education isn’t just to accurately rate and sort students?
This month’s Educator Spotlight Shines on David Franklin: a teacher, school leader, and education consultant. David talked with us about turning around a struggling San