Project-Based Learning

5 Beliefs that Prevent Teachers from Increasing Math Rigor

By: Jessica Carlson. Rigor is what moves students into creative and effortful problem solving. It’s the type of learning that challenges, and occasionally frustrates as well. Make way for the positive effects of rigor by steering clear of these 5 assumptions.

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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.

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Is Geometry the Unsung Hero of Mathematics Instruction?

By: Yana Mohanty. There is a widening gap between the effective teaching of geometry in elementary schools and the geometry skills students need in high school, and engaging instruction in geometry has traditionally been overlooked during middle school.

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Helping Students Learn to Love Math Through Science

By: Robyn LaTorre. Reaching today’s teen learners requires as much innovation and variation as their daily lives, which are filled with technology, blurbs of information and mini videos used to entice and excite. Would you believe me if I told you science could fill that role?