Ensuring Readiness for All Through Math Literacy
Bob Moses has spent his life advocating, organizing, and teaching in pursuit of equality and access for all. Over the last several decades, he has continued that fight for equal opportunity and access, with a similar urgency and fervor. This time, however, the goal is to ensure sufficient access and support for math preparation for minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged students.
ISTE Helps Prepare All Educators to Teach Computer Science
By: Janice Mak. How can we expand access to computer science education to all students? First, we have to develop and equip all teachers to bring CS and computational skills to their students.
10 Classroom-Ready Computational Thinking Resources for K-12
By: Dacia Jones. Computational thinking can help prepare the next generation for the future of work. It teaches students to process information like a computer would. It'll guide students through a series of steps, similar to an algorithm, to solve open-ended problems.
Early Learning Strategies for Developing Computational Thinking Skills
We live in a world with Smartphones and Smarthomes, and understanding how devices work allows us to approach technology as a partner to help us solve problems. Here's how we can start giving kids these skills sooner rather than later.
Integrating Computational Thinking into Your Elementary Classroom
By: Grant Smith. Over time, we have gone from a focus on coding (often in isolation) to a more broad idea of computer science as a whole, and now to the refined idea of computational thinking as a foundational understanding for all students.
Advancing Computational Thinking Across K-12 Education
By: Colin Angevine. How do “code,” “computer science,” and, “computational thinking,” fit together? What is motivating their introduction into schools, and how might they change education? Find out here.
Six Strategies to Help Academic Language Learners (ALL) Succeed in Early Math
By: Jessica Bobo. A language-rich approach allows students to understand math concepts much more deeply—and applying these six strategies can ensure that all students learn in the early math classroom, regardless of their initial understanding of English.
Technical Computing Software in High School Math
Technical computing software can be a great platform for integrating computer science and computational thinking into a math classroom.
A “National Math Storytelling Day” Story
Today is National Math Storytelling Day, an opportunity for us all--though especially the students among us--to get excited about math through stories and games, and help us appreciate all the ways math improves our daily lives.
Quick and Easy Summer Math Practice? 5 Free Multiplication Apps to Try On-the-Go
Looking for on-the-go and fun options for kids to gain or maintain math skills over the summer? These 5 are a great place to start.