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    Sep 30, 2015

    The Washington Post

    The gap in math performance between poor students and their wealthier peers is due in large part to the systemically weaker math content in schools that teach low-income students, according to a new study released Wednesday.
    Sep 27, 2015

    Fort Morgan Times

    To most people, it's a colorful but frustrating puzzle. To Dan Van Der Vieren, it's a key to unlocking high school math students' potential.
    Sep 25, 2015

    Education Week

    States that have adopted new tests, or made significant changes to their old ones, will have to undergo peer review by the U.S. Department of Education within the next four to eight months, according to department officials.
    Sep 24, 2015

    You've probably seen the "Common Core" check that a Painesville father made out to his child's school as a joke, then posted online. Over a single weekend, it drew thousands of views, "Likes" and "Shares," along with being featured on several websites – some of whom caught onto the joke while others fell for it.
    Sep 21, 2015

    U.S. News & World Report

    Students learn about bike maintenance and repair, careers, science and more in these programs.
    Sep 20, 2015

    The Seventy Four

    Much of the media coverage about the Common Core State Standards would make you believe that states are running away from the standards left and right. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
    Sep 15, 2015

    Education Week

    Recently, Nebraska—one of the four states that never adopted the Common Core State Standards—settled on a new set of K-12 math standards.
    Sep 15, 2015
    Education Week
    Most of my students come to my class with some negative associations from their past experiences in math. I've learned that I can't teach them math unless I also teach them strategies for coping with these feelings.
    Sep 9, 2015

    Education Week

    Last fall, I took a leap by connecting my classroom. Through Twitter, Instagram, Skype, Flickr, and blogging, my students published their projects and writing to an audience beyond their peers and me.
    Sep 8, 2015

    Education Week

    Fresh off a five-week summer sabbatical, members of Congress confront a handful of pressing education issues, high among them brokering a path forward for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization, with dueling bills having already passed in both chambers.
    Sep 8, 2015

    Education Week

    Over the next five years, as many as 1,000 college students will be asked to grapple with the original writings of mathematicians like Euclid and Archimedes in a project that many experts say has good utility in high school math classrooms as well.
    Sep 3, 2015

    The Crimson White

    The University of Alabama’s secondary math education program in the College of Education has received recognition from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
    Sep 1, 2015
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    Three NCTM members participated in a workshop in August organized and presented by the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Curtis Center and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) to help develop new performance tasks for SBAC’s next generation of Common Core aligned end-of-year exam to be used by 20 states.
    Aug 26, 2015

    Clinton Herald

    When students change schools within a community or state or even move to a different state, they need some assurance that what they have learned is grade and age appropriate to fit in with the school in the new location. It is important to have a rigorous, clear set of guidelines in place to assist teachers in knowing what to teach and when to teach it.
    Aug 25, 2015

    Technology Marketing Corporation

    If you could help your child with a school assignment that teaches new concepts, develops critical thinking and provides an opportunity for fun and creativity, you'd jump on it, right?
    Aug 21, 2015

    Proposed Nebraska math standards would address a persistent criticism of how the subject has been taught in American schools, according to a Lincoln math educator.
    Aug 13, 2015

    Center for American Progress

    Today, 20 percent of all jobs across the country require a high level of knowledge in a STEM field. Experts predict that these fields will be among the country’s highest-growth industries in the years to come.
    Aug 12, 2015

    Philanthropy News Digest

    NCTM is accepting applications for grades 7-12 classroom research grants. Grants of up to $6,000 will be awarded to support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education.
    Jul 29, 2015

    Philanthropy News Digest

    NCTM is accepting applications from teachers of pre-K-2 mathematics for projects that incorporate music into the elementary school classroom as a way to help young students learn mathematics.
    Jul 24, 2015
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    The Math Forum, an extensive online resource for the mathematics education community with nearly 100,000 subscribers, will become a part of NCTM. The merger, which was announced to attendees at Twitter Math Camp at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, will consolidate the resources of the two organizations.
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