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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
“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
When starting a new year, it’s important to make the right first impression. Many teachers approach classroom management by making sure students know “who’s in
This Month’s Educator spotlight shines on Eliset Claudio. Ms. Claudio is a 6th Grade math teacher at MS 126 in Brooklyn. She shares how the