Teacher learns lesson of what it means to be good at math
Hint — there's no need for speed.
Why is group work important in math class?
In the real world you sometimes have to convince people your way is right, and an algorithm doesn't do it.
Inverse operations — what 7th graders must master
Do they know about the "undoing" of addition and multiplication?
Boost math skills and engage your young child by playing with patterns.
Mathematical learning begins naturally very early in life with patterns — which happen to lead to great ways to engage your child as well as boost early math skills.
Math under the Common Core Standards
Before, U.S. math curricula tended to be "an inch deep and a mile wide." Under Common Core, the mantra for math is "depth, not breadth."
Be a travel agent
How you can help at home: Have your child plan a real or virtual trip - budget and all.
Your kindergartner and Common Core
Ever wonder what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your kindergartner needs to learn — and how you can help at home.
Your middle schooler and Common Core
The new standards may change how your child experiences reading, math, and writing. Get the lowdown on what will — and won't — be emphasized in class.