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.
Visit a curated collection of resources related to teaching math on Edutopia's pinboard on Pinterest: ideas, blog posts, tips, and more.
Neuroscience research sheds light on how exercise can boost math ability.
Using QR codes and AR, math teachers can connect to tutorials, make their word wall interactive, share student work, explore 3D shapes, and update old textbooks.
Help students better understand math by presenting multiple examples, encouraging collaboration on alternative solutions, and framing the class with a clear agenda and effective summary.
Math matters for computer science because it teaches students how to use abstract language, work with algorithms, self-analyze their computational thinking, and accurately modeling real-world solutions.
The additions of Art to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education expands opportunities in schools for integrated programs with much more creativity.
Spice up your math lessons with these engaging, interesting, and entertaining teaching videos.
In this collection, Matt Davis rounds up a few favorite Pi Day resources for teachers.
At Charles R. Drew, educators use design thinking for teaching engineering concepts to elementary students.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns reviews ten apps, many available for both iOS and Android, that encourage math fluency by engaging elementary students with games to amuse as well as teach.
Guest blogger Alfred Posamentier, Dean of Mercy College's School of Education, presents nine intrinsic motivation strategies for engaging students in secondary math classes.
Kindergarten inclusion teacher Trisha Riche' inspires her students -- and her readers -- to play, learn and teach outside of the box.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns presents a wealth of iPad apps to transform daily math lessons for elementary students.
Blogger Andrew Miller explores ways to bring game-based learning to the classroom using Minecraft.
See step-by-step how this Arizona elementary school gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level.