Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in mathematics.
- Lesson study helps teachers improve by focusing on collaboratively planning and revising a single lesson.
- A program that scaffolds math with reading and writing has a formerly struggling elementary school in the Bronx dramatically outperforming the state in math.
- At an elementary school in South Carolina, tactile materials, color coding, and vocabulary changes help students grasp high-level math concepts.
- Demystify math word problems with this simple technique that helps kids see the story beyond the numbers.
- A Title I school in the Bronx is dramatically improving student outcomes—one book at a time.
- An English teacher co-teaching trigonometry asked students to explain an equation to a child and to turn discrete problems into a story.
- A principal has turned a school in the Bronx around by asking teachers to promote literacy every day—in every subject area.
- In a recent book, developmental psychologists and teachers discuss the best approaches to math education in the early grades.
- Keep your high school math students engaged with these techniques.
- These 10 free or low-cost apps turn learning math into a game.
- This 5-step process leverages literacy skills—like reading, annotating, and writing—to help students solve math word problems.
- New research suggests that young children may make gains in math by counting with their fingers.
- Building a sense of play around math problems encourages students to engage and collaborate.
- A middle school math teacher on how to make real-world math connections during field trips and interdisciplinary projects.
- A state Teacher of the Year used project-based learning to push her students to think critically and apply their learning in math.