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Chinese Students (PBL edited)
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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Jo Boaler
Sparking a Math Revolution: Jo Boaler Ignites #NCSM15 with Her Keynote
April 15, 2015 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: Events, IMP Alumni, Math, Meaningful Math

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?

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Curriculum
Defining a Curriculum: One Teacher’s Unique Perspective
October 16, 2014 | By: Willow Becker  
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Category: IMP, Math, STEM News & Views, Tools for Teachers

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.

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