Apr 9, 2015
Maryville Daily Forum
hen Northeast Nodaway R-V third grade teacher Heidi Beatty went looking for an iPAD application to assist students learning multiplication tables, she found that the existing iPad apps served to review what students already knew, rather than help them with initial learning of multiplication.
Apr 8, 2015
Great Falls Tribune
Over decades as a professional artist, Robert Kercher never realized he was using principles of mathematics to create paintings of wildlife and nature.
Apr 8, 2015
The Washington Post
Today, the blackboard has become a whiteboard; chalk has become a magic marker; the slates that students used have been replaced by notebooks; and classes have sometimes gotten smaller.
Apr 7, 2015
NCTM will offer more than 700 sessions and workshops covering all levels, pre-K–grade 12, at its 2015 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston. The four-day conference, April 15–18, will feature presenters from Boston and all across the country.
Apr 7, 2015
EdSource
EdSource is conducting a series of interviews featuring educators’ experiences with the Common Core State Standards. San Jose Unified is one of six districts that EdSource is following during implementation of the new standards.
Apr 7, 2015
Examiner.com
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) will offer more than 700 sessions and workshops covering all levels, pre-K–grade 12, at its 2015 NCTM Annual Meeting & Exposition in Boston. The four-day conference, April 15–18, will feature presenters from Boston and all across the country and will offer discussions about the Common Core State Standards, integrating math with other disciplines, equity, supporting students and teachers as learners, among many other topics.
Apr 7, 2015
pennlive.com
Boys and girls are encouraged to spend 10 minutes after school at home doing extra work in math. For every 10 minutes, they are credited with completing a lap.
Apr 7, 2015
Newswise
Scholar’s contributions to mathematics education continue to multiply. Release of books, campus events honor career of Prof. Emeritus Zalman Usiskin
Apr 7, 2015
PRNewswire
A national survey finds more Americans support the concept of the Common Core State Standards -- clear, consistent goals for what students should know and be able to do.
Apr 7, 2015
The Examiner
We want our students to learn a lot of things in school and one of them is math, a lot of math. But it can be a challenging subject to teach well. In an often-cited national poll, a thousand middle schoolers agreed with this statement: “I’d rather eat broccoli than do math.” Maybe you felt the same way back in the day.
Apr 6, 2015
Getting Smart
A 2010 report, “Developing Effective Fractions Instruction for Kindergarten through 8th Grade,” found that half of eighth graders could not order three fractions from least to greatest. The authors identified several recommendations for improving fraction instruction.
Apr 6, 2015
Daily Herald
In February, the Rev. Arnold Perham was named Mentor of the Year at the Arlington Heights Hearts of Gold dinner for his dedicated tutoring of Saint Viator math students and his work with its Querbes Scholars.
Apr 6, 2015
The Columbia Chronicle
Using homework as a tool to reinforce what students are taught in school is a convention as old as the classroom itself. However, what homework sessions should look like is less of a settled topic.
Apr 3, 2015
NCTM Summing Up
Recipients of the 2015 Winter Cycle of MET Grants and Scholarships
With the philanthropy, dedication, and support of donors and partners, NCTM's
Mathematics Education Trust
has for nearly 39 years been putting money directly into the hands of educators who what to improve themselves and the teach
Apr 3, 2015
NCTM Summing Up
NCTM President Diane Briars spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing on "ESEA and the Future STEM Workforce" for Congressional staff on issues related to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (No Child Left Behind) on March 23.
Apr 1, 2015
PR Web
Over the past 12 months, four states—and counting—have adopted the Council for Economic Education’s National Standards for Financial Literacy. This follows a period of slow to no growth as shown in CEE’s 2014 Survey of the States, which found that a majority of states do not require that students receive education in economics or personal finance.
Apr 1, 2015
The Pocahontas Times
At a special parent-teacher conference at Marlinton Middle School Thursday, math coach Johanna Burt-Kinderman led a discussion on the Common Core [Next Generation] Standards for math.
Mar 31, 2015
Florida Politics
High school robotics students, Motorola representatives, and state leaders gathered in Tallahassee on Tuesday to celebrate the significance of science, technology, engineering and math education.
Mar 31, 2015
AmericanTowns.com
A paper, “Using Apps to Visualize Graph Theory,” by Dr. Anne Quinn, chairperson of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Edinboro University, was published in the April 2015 edition of the prestigious Mathematics Teacher, a journal by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
Mar 31, 2015
Ledger
Perhaps Copper Basin students’ greatest area of achievement is mathematics. Pike says more than 80 percent of students pass the AIMS test. She attributes that success to an emphasis on teaching conceptual math.