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How to Unlock the Language of Math for Your Students
Posted on Mar 30, 2016
  • Bea Moore Luchin
Tags
  • Common Core
  • Math
  • NCTM Standards
  • State Standards
How to Unlock the Language of Math for Your Students

Sometimes the mathematics conversation is just as confusing to students as this collection of signs is to a driver in an unfamiliar situation. There appears to be a variety of symbols used to identify the different types of roads in the area, just as we have a variety of concepts, operations, and relations that are conveyed through symbolic notations.

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Put Thoughtful Research into Practice for Struggling Math Learners
Posted on Mar 23, 2016
  • John Woodward
Tags
  • Common Core
  • Math
  • NCTM Standards
  • State Standards
  • Struggling Students
Put Thoughtful Research into Practice for Struggling Math Learners

In my previous blog, I argued for a dual topic approach to curriculum design. The framework outlined in that blog is based on a variety of research. Some of this research is drawn from psychology and studies of human learning. These involve the development of automaticity and controlling cognitive load. Other design elements are associated with what we have learned over the years from international research, particularly the way successful countries focus on fewer topics with greater depth in their math curricula. Still other research is a synthesis of what we believe are best instructional practices in remedial and special education.

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Make Assessment a Learning Experience
Posted on Mar 16, 2016
  • Michael Milone
Tags
  • Assessment
  • Education Technology
  • General Education
Make Assessment a Learning Experience

In recent years, assessment has gotten a bad rap because of overuse and misapplication of mandated accountability tests. All of us involved in education, however, know that meaningful assessment is an important aspect of the learning cycle.

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Ways to Celebrate 'Music in Our Schools Month'
Posted on Mar 9, 2016
  • AshaLee Ortiz
Tags
  • General Education
  • Literacy
  • Math
Ways to Celebrate 'Music in Our Schools Month'

Advocacy for music in public education is important because it seems that in today’s society, where quality education is summarily evaluated by data from test scores, arts education is constantly threatened.

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Growth Mindset in Education: More Than an Attitude
Posted on Mar 2, 2016
  • Michael Milone
Tags
  • Education Technology
  • General Education
  • Parental Involvement
Growth Mindset in Education: More Than an Attitude

Among the recent trends in education, few are as notable (for the right reasons) as the growth mindset. This belief is, fortunately, very simple to understand. Mental abilities and other talents can be developed through dedication and hard work.

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Celebrate Excellent Teaching and Learning, on DLDay and Every Day
Posted on Feb 17, 2016
  • EdView360
Tags
  • Education Technology
  • General Education
Celebrate Excellent Teaching and Learning, on DLDay and Every Day

At EdView360, we’re big fans of digital learning. We’ve seen the transformative effect that excellent digital instruction can have on students, teachers, and entire classrooms, and we couldn’t be happier today to be celebrating Digital Learning Day (DLDay).

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