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Use Engage NY Website for Sample Test Questions on Common Core Math Concepts

Apr 16, 2017

Engage NY's website is a great source for sample test materail for common core math as well as reading concepts. See below article for more information.    Downloads of Math Materials “Use of Open Educational Resources in an Era of Common...

Mastery Approach to Teaching Math

Oct 20, 2016

Many schools in Asia uses the "Mastery Approach" to teaching math. The rationale behind this approach is simple; since math is a subject where one topic builds upon another, a student should not go on to a higher topic until he/she has mas...

What Happens When NYS Algebra 1 Regents Gets Harder While Passing Score Is Raised? Less Students Pass.

Mar 23, 2016

If you make the NYS Algebra 1 Regents test harder while making the passing score higher, is it any wonder that fewer students pass? Kate Taylor recently wrote an article addressing just what happened with the revised New York State Regents Alge...

Doing Math vs. Understanding Math

Jul 8, 2015

David Ginsburg, an educational consultant and coach recently wrote an article titled  “Doing Math vs. Understanding Math”. The following are excerpts of that article: A key instructional shift called for by the Common Core State Standards for M...

Should We Stop Making Kids Memorize Times Tables?

Jun 24, 2015

Stanford University’s Jo Boaler says teachers and parents should stop using math flash cards, stop drilling kids in addition and multiplication and especially stop forcing students to do calculations quickly under time pressure. Good-bye Mad Mi...

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