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    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 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    Today, the blackboard has become a whiteboard; chalk has become a magic marker; the slates that students used have been replaced by notebooks; and classes have sometimes gotten smaller.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
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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.
    Apr 7, 2015
    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
    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
    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
    Scholar’s contributions to mathematics education continue to multiply. Release of books, campus events honor career of Prof. Emeritus Zalman Usiskin
    Apr 7, 2015
    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.
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