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    May 20, 2015
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    An open letter to the education community from NCTM and NCSM calls for changes to recently published EdReports reviews of instructional materials for their alignment with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
    May 20, 2015
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    Recently EdReports has undertaken the work of reviewing instructional materials for their alignment to the Common Core State Standards. Unfortunately, the EdReports methodology, including its evaluation tool and process, has produced reviews that fall short of providing useful and accurate information about many critical features of materials that they reviewed.
    May 14, 2015

    The News-Messenger

    Olivia and about 120 of her classmates spent the day at the preserve, located just outside Fremont. Fremont City Schools officials have been planning the field trip since last summer to fit in with the science curriculum, said Denice Hirt, director of curriculum, assessment and staff development.
    May 13, 2015

    McPherson Sentinel

    On Monday, Roosevelt Elementary School fifth graders took math to the great outdoors. The students took a trip to Wall Park to do various math-themed games and activities. Carmen Zeisler, a fifth grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary, said it's a fun way for children to learn at the end of the school year.
    May 11, 2015

    The Herald-Dispatch

    A typically simple measure for the Cabell County Board of Education became the catalyst for a political debate regarding Common Core standards last week.
    May 11, 2015

    89.3 KPCC

    This is another story in KPCC's ongoing series, Classroom Core, that takes a close look at how the Common Core teaching standards are playing out in schools in Southern California.
    May 11, 2015

    The News & Observer

    O’Brien was one of nearly 75 Riverwood students tasked with shopping on a budget during “Math Night” at the grocery store.
    May 10, 2015

    Portland Press Herald

    Westbrook High School is believed to be the only public school in Maine, and one of just a small number in the country, where students can earn high school credit for learning how to build and maintain bicycles.
    May 8, 2015

    The Topeka Capital-Journal

    Manhattan educator highlights the daily victories that happen in schools
    May 8, 2015

    Students use math and art to build mini golf course It was a unique math lesson for students at one valley school district; this one took them out to the links.

    May 8, 2015

    Simi Valley Acorn

    Four women with math doctorates spoke to students last month
    May 7, 2015

    The Edvocate

    Inequality of resources and opportunities for American K-12 children runs rampant and effects every member of society. When children are not given basic access to the same education as their peers, the country cannot progress the way it should. One way that access can be assured is through federally-encouraged programs like Common Core Standards.
    May 6, 2015

    Philanthropy News Digest

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics is accepting applications for its Equity in Mathematics Grants program for middle school classrooms.
    May 5, 2015


    Creating STEM programming that engages girls earlier in their elementary and secondary-school education will help shift the classroom dynamic away from one that is majority boys and thus more welcoming to girls.
    Apr 29, 2015

    U.S. News & World Reprt

    Teachers are key to implementing the Common Core Standards.
    Apr 22, 2015
    From Billings, MT to Brooklyn, NY, journalists, reporters and others across the country shaping the public discourse on education gathered this week in Chicago for the Education Writers Association’s 68th Annual Seminar.
    Apr 21, 2015
    Redlands Daily Facts
    I have spent my entire career as a California elementary school teacher and mathematics specialist. Here is what I know about the Common Core standards for mathematics.
    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 7, 2015
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    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.
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