Make math meaningful by using numeracy to frame the economic, public policy, and global issues that your students are likely to face as adults.
In math (and all STEM subjects), we should encourage a mindset in which students know what to do when they don't know what to do.
Writing is a universal thread that can unite all content areas. Check out these four tips to help bring writing into your math curriculum.
Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.
Jose Vilson challenges the frequently taught method for factoring polynomials with an example that demonstrates why he's such a highly regarded middle school math teacher.
Algebra teacher Kadhir Rajagopal shares an in-class strategy for keeping students invested in the learning process.
Ohio's 2011 Milken National Educator Award, Brian Page, shares resources for weaving financial literacy into middle school coursework.
Ohio's 2011 Milken National Educator Award, Brian Page, explains the importance of financial literacy for elementary students.
Blogger Ben Johnson makes a case for more collaboration between math and science teachers.
Blogger Audrey Watters looks at two educational games where gamers teach scientists.
North Carolina English Teachers Association Outstanding English Teacher of 2010, Autumn Crisp, shares how she balances teaching in the digital and the real world.
An elementary library media specialist reviews iPad apps as they map to an updated version of Bloom's Taxonomy in this six-part series.
Edutopia blogger Jose Vilson suggests that, when teaching match content, it's equally important to develop a wider skillset for understanding and using it.
Edutopia blogger and math teacher Jose Vilson confesses that he relishes the irrational - improper fractions, odd numbers, radicals and the notorious pi - because it serves to hook students into the mysterious beauty of mathematics.
Perhaps the most authoritative voices on the Common Core's effectiveness should be those of veteran teachers with hands-on experience about how students learn.
At Charles R. Drew, educators use design thinking for teaching engineering concepts to elementary students.
Some suggest going easy on kids who'd rather drop out than study math, yet math remains an essential life tool across racial, gender, and class lines.
Edutopia.org's Director of Video Programming, Zachary Fink, interviews UC Berkeley professor Dor Abrahamson about passion and creativity in math instruction.
Just in time for Pi Day, here's a resource for games, videos, and information to help your students have fun with this amazing mathematical concept.