We need to get serious about challenging our beliefs about math — who is good at it, and how we learn it.
Why we can’t talk about honors without understanding the concept of structural racism and how it plays out in our schools.
As involved parents, we wrestle with new methods of instruction. We want to help, but may feel at a loss when confronted by new terminology, methodology and new teaching techniques. One of the biggest shifts in the new standards is more emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving. In addition, as our schools move away from tracked classroom, teachers are expected to provide differentiated instruction. What does GOOD differentiated instruction look like when teaching the new Common Core aligned math?