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Studies Question Value of Early-Algebra Lessons

Studies Question Value of Early-Algebra Lessons Sarah D. Sparks, April 20, 2012,  Education Week http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2012/04/20/29aera.h31.html?tkn=WWCCWgHX5J7ITJxsDMRYtjb8dRUSOvGUEUq6&cmp=clp-sb-ascd Share this:

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The Effects of Connected Mathematics 2 on Math Achievement in Grade 6 in the Mid-Atlantic Region

The Effects of Connected Mathematics 2 on Math Achievement in Grade 6 in the Mid-Atlantic Region The 2006-11 Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic at Penn State University has concluded a rigorous experimental study of the effect of the Connected Mathematics Project … Continue reading

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Letter from Huck Finn: Navigating the Connections Between Algebra and Tomato Paste

Letter from Huck Finn: Navigating the Connections Between Algebra and Tomato Paste February 26, 2012   Out in Left Field Share this:

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The Rule of Failure

The Rule of Failure Why do so many Eastern Washington University students struggle with basic math courses? Daniel Walters  December 14, 2011  The Pacific Northwest Inlander Share this:

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The problem with math education

The problem with math education By Valerie Strauss  01/13/2012  The Answer Sheet This was written by Timothy S. Norfolk, who is the interim chair of the Department of Mathematics at The University of Akron, where he has been teaching since … Continue reading

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Math Gender Gap Not Result of Girls’ Low Self-Esteem, Researchers Say

Math Gender Gap Not Result of Girls’ Low Self-Esteem, Researchers Say 1/19/12  TheHuffingtonPost.com Share this:

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Parents outraged after slavery used to teach math

Parents outraged after slavery used to teach math Jan 07, 2012  WDAM Share this:

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Mercer Middle School Case Study: High Science and Math Achievement

Mercer Middle School Case Study:  High Science and Math Achievement The Washington State Board of Education  October 28, 2010 Share this:

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An Axiomatic Approach to Algebra and Other Aspects of Life

An Axiomatic Approach to Algebra and Other Aspects of Life JANUARY 14, 2011  Cary Millsap Share this:

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OSPI Forum on Common Core State Standards

Title: OSPI Forum on Common Core State StandardsLocation: Tyee High School SeaTac Link out: Click hereDescription: OSPI and statewide partners throughout the state are working together to coordinate multiple learning and input opportunities focused on implementation of the Common Core … Continue reading

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Barry Garelick: The Myth About Traditional Math Education

Barry Garelick: The Myth About Traditional Math Education Barry Garelick  SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2011  Education News Share this:

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Rapid Improvments in K-12 Math Education Are Possible

Rapid Improvments in K-12 Math Education Are Possible Cliff Mass  September 18, 2011  Cliff Mass Weather Blog One of the most frustrating aspects of working on the improvement of math education is dealing with an educational establishment that makes decisions … Continue reading

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OSPI’s Common Core State Standards Mathematics Webinar

Title: OSPI’s Common Core State Standards Mathematics Webinar Link out: Click here Description: The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction will be hosting a series of webinars in English language arts and mathematics that will address the transition to the … Continue reading

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Where’s the Math? Meeting

Title: Where’s the Math? Meeting Location: Skyway Library Link out: Click here Description: Where’s the Math? General Membership Meeting Skyway Library       Click here for directions. 7614 S. 126th St., Seattle, 98178 206-772-5541 Start Time: 10:30 am Date: 2011-09-10 End Time: … Continue reading

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How to Fix Our Math Education

How to Fix Our Math Education SOL GARFUNKEL and DAVID MUMFORD  August 24, 2011  The New York Times Opinion Pages In math, what we need is “quantitative literacy,” the ability to make quantitative connections whenever life requires (as when we … Continue reading

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Primary Election Results for Seattle

Results from: http://your.kingcounty.gov/elections/elections/201108/resPage9.aspx Share this:

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OSPI’s Common Core State Standards Webinar

Title: OSPI’s Common Core State Standards Webinar Link out: Click here Description: August 10th is the first of three initial webinars that will focus on Washington’s Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics. August 10th will provide … Continue reading

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Primary Election

Title: Primary Election Description: Vote! Get your ballot mailed in today if you are voting by mail. Date: 2011-08-16 Share this:

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School Board candidate Marty McLaren links 30 percent dropout rate to “fuzzy” math books

School Board candidate Marty McLaren links 30 percent dropout rate to “fuzzy” math books Steve Shay    2011-07-16   West Seattle Herald 17-year Delridge resident disses Discovery books; cites disconnect between School Board and community Share this:

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Think again about learning math

Think again about learning math – Editorial Columns | Centre Daily Times – State College, PA | Penn. June 15, 2011 Share this:

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