The question asked every day by all teachers of mathematics, no matter the grade level or geographic location is, “How can I effectively teach mathematics concepts and skills so that students are able to successfully understand and remember it?” This is a difficult question to answer for many reasons.
Switching to teaching mathematics with a problem-centered approach may cause some teachers to step outside of their own comfort zone, the benefits that students receive from learning in this environment are well worth the discomfort that may be felt. Take a look at the 5 benefits followed by and math instruction video segment below.
Myths and Facts on Common Core Few topics in education are as controversial or as misunderstood as Common Core. Released in 2010, the Common Core Standards set grade-specific expectations that the developers believed would better prepare students for college and the workforce. These standards have been adopted by the majority of the states, but many […]