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A Better Way to Teach Math

The New York Times

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Can we improve the methods we use to teach math in schools — so that everyone develops proficiency? A grade-school math program is changing how children learn based on the assumption that all children can achieve a high level of understanding.

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‘It's just math': Preschoolers can do more than we might think

The Seattle Times

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Due to recent brain development research, educators are working to add more math education into pre-school and kindergarten classes. Studies show that children of this age are actually extremely receptive to numbers and learning geometry.

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Cultivating a New Immigrant Narrative

Bright Magazine

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Half of U.S. farm workers are Hispanic, but few make it to leadership positions. A historically white non-profit, FFA, is creating equal education programs in California to increase leadership opportunities for minorities in agriculture.

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What Do Teachers Do After Saying Goodbye to the Classroom?

Bright Magazine

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Five past teachers take their knowledge, after years of being educators, to make greater movements and developments in the educational sphere.

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Putting Away the Books to Learn

Bright Magazine

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Many charter and private schools in the U.S. have replaced book-based learning and memorization with a do-it-yourself learning style. This is part of the national maker education movement which aims aims to help children believe in their own capabilities and problem solving skills.

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Cristo Rey high schools breed academic maturity by sending students into the workforce

Deseret News

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Kids from low income families miss out on college prep conversations at home. A high school work study program in Chicago is helping these students succeed in college by connecting them with white collar professional mentors and experiences.

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When Math Makes Sense (To Everyone)

The New York Times

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Many people believe that math is only for a select few. By fostering commitment and providing explicit guidance, Jump, an math education curriculum, is showing people that anyone can do math if they understand it.

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Math concepts + teamwork = big gains at struggling Renton school”

The Seattle Times

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In the Renton School District, teachers found that only a very few fifth-graders could solve problems with the skill that, in other schools, was common in third or even second grade. So they turned math lessons into carefully guided conversations in which students explain their approaches, defend...

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Reaching Math Students One by One

The New York Times

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Middle School 88 in Brooklyn is part of a broad evolution in teaching math, employing technology through a non-profit called School for One (Teach for One) to provide each student with a personalized lesson generated and monitored by computers to match their learning level.

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How a Radical New Teaching Method Could Unleash a Generation of Geniuses

Wired

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Students in Matamoros, Mexico, didn't have reliable Internet access, steady electricity, or much hope—until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential.

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