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Leslie Gilbert
Here’s How One Parent Is Turning Math Fear into Math FUN for Kids at Home 🙆
January 7, 2016 | By: Rachel Gearinger  
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Category: Math, STEM News & Views

Some parents are responding to the math homework frustration by taking matters into their own hands. One such parent is Leslie Gilbert.

I am more than just a test score
The Joy of Testing: How a Group of New York Math Students Persevered to Ace the Regents Exam

Not all students are opting out of standardized testing. only did Newtown students persevere in common core math testing, but they embraced the process and succeeded. How did they do it?

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Why Don’t We Teach Practical Math? A Science Friday Panel Discussion
July 10, 2015 | By: IAT Staff  
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Category: Events, IMP, Math, STEM News & Views

Science Friday host, Ira Flatow, and a star panel of math thought-leaders debate the merits of math education today and whether we are on the right path.

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Growing Pains: What China and America Can Learn From Each Other About Implementing Common Core
May 19, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: IMP, Math, Meaningful Math

Common Core can be a way to raise the standard of education authentically. What’s needed for both the U.S. and China to succeed is a focus on inquiry-based methods, not over-testing.

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U.S. Students Still Struggling in Math and Science: Is Common Core and NGSS the Answer?
February 11, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Research, STEM News & Views

Low U.S. performance on the PISA tests set off a firestorm of blame, reform chanting, and political punditry this week.

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25 STEM Education Apps You Need in 2015
December 29, 2014 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: EdTech, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers, Uncategorized

We present the best, boldest, and brightest STEM education apps that will keep your students ready to “rock the STEM” for another amazing year!

Common Core Politics
5 Great STEM Education Reads This Week: The Common Core Edition
August 10, 2014 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: Math, STEM News & Views, Uncategorized

With passions and rhetoric on both sides of the isle pushing the boundaries of civil discourse, and with an overwhelming amount of information and misinformation being tossed back and forth, we decided to the topic of our STEM Reads roundup this week would be Common Core.

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5 Great STEM Education Reads Last Week: The Math Edition!
April 14, 2014 | By: Editorial Team  
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Category: STEM News & Views

Each week, Education Insider curates the best and most thought-provoking Internet STEM “reads” so that you’re in the loop. This week, it’s all about MATH!