Math & Science

Fixed vs. Growth Mindsets–And How They Impact Student Performance (Excerpt from Mathematical Mindsets)

DR. JO BOALER is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University. The author of seven books and numerous research articles, she serves as an advisor to several Silicon Valley companies and is a White House presenter on girls and STEM. … Read more.

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The Science of Superpowers: An Excerpt from STEM to Story by 826 National

826 NATIONAL is a network of nonprofit creative writing and after-school tutoring centers dedicated to supporting students, ages 6 to 18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and writing skills, and to help teachers get their classes excited about writing. … Read more.

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Algebra & Beyond: Quick Lessons from “Math Starters!”

Brand new from veteran authors Judith, Gary, and Erin Muschla, the second edition of Math Starters! has been thoroughly revised and updated to be aligned to the Common Core Standards, and covers a range of topics from number theory to statistics and … Read more.

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Welcome, Teachers: a letter to you from Lynne Munson, President and Executive Director of Common Core

Dear Teacher, Thank you for your interest in Common Core’s curriculum in mathematics. Common Core is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to helping K-12 public schoolteachers use the power of high-quality content to improve instruction.1  We are … Read more.

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Common Core

Common Core (http://commoncore.org/) is a non-profit organization formed in 2007 to advocate for a content-rich liberal arts education in America’s K-12 schools. To improve education in America, Common Core creates curriculum materials and also promotes programs, policies, and initiatives at … Read more.

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Partnering with Common Core for New York Math Editions

General feelings about the Common Core Standards are mixed (to put it mildly), but love or hate the standards as you may, all but 5 states have adopted them. The New York State Education Department is making a major effort … Read more.

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It’s Called the Snackbook Because It’s So Tasty

by Christi Carpenter, teacher and Jossey-Bass’ summer teacher consultant The first three weeks of my summer were spent at one of the coolest indoor locations in the San Francisco Bay area: The Exploratorium! The original hands on museum, the Exploratorium … Read more.

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Meet Our Author Concepcion Molina at NCTM!

April 17-20, 2013 Denver, Colorado Colorado Convention Center Come visit us at booth #816 and meet our author Concepcion Molina, author of The Problem with Math is English: A Language-Focused Approach to Helping All Students Develop a Deeper Understanding of … Read more.

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Equations & Inequalities: A Lesson from Pat Mower’s Pre-Algebra Out Loud

Per the Common Core State Standards, one of the ten goals of sixth-grade math students requires them to reason about and solve one-variable equations and inequalities. In this third book in her Out Loud series, veteran educator Pat Mower offers … Read more.

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What Scientists Call Good Science:
An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s
When Can You Trust the Experts?

Each year, teachers, administrators, and parents face a barrage of new education software, games, workbooks, and professional development programs purporting to be “based on the latest research.” While some of these products are rooted in solid science, the research behind … Read more.

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