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.
What will it take to bring about much-needed change in math education? Ask Jo Boaler and the math educators who packed the house at her #NCTM15 keynote. You say you want a revolution?
It’s easy to identify a curriculum that consists of a textbook and a packet of worksheets. Yet, many forward-thinking math and science teachers are finding that current curriculum doesn’t engage students enough.