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Category Archives: Educational Research
Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later. (And by the way your son, too.)
Good opinioneditorial piece. I think it does deemphasize conceptual understanding problemsolving and may overemphasize practice, but overall this is a good article. I like the analogy of doing math in playing a musical instrument.
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Using Rich Problems for Differentiated Instruction
This is a good paper describing the use and characteristics of rich problems. http://math.sfsu.edu/hsu/papers/HsuKyshResekRichProblems.pdf (The teaching method here is Teaching With Tasks.) Has 3 examples of rich problems First is rich and fairly basic and doable. Second is excellent. #differenceofsquares … Continue reading
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Evidence Based Teaching Strategies
Top 10 Evidence Based Teaching Strategies http://www.evidencebasedteaching.org.au/evidencebasedteachingstrategies/
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I want math to be realistic and meaningful
realistic: I take this from Flickr from CUBoulder and Freudenthal Institute US hosted the Fifth Realistic Mathematics Education conference, or RME5, in September of 2015. https://www.flickr.com/photos/downclimb/sets/72157656469778994/ Realistic: imaginable, realizable, not just “realworld” Meaningful: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, … Continue reading
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Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematics Education Research
Grand Challenges and Opportunities in Mathematics Education Research NCTM statement http://www.nctm.org/Publications/journalforresearchinmathematicseducation/2015/Vol46/Issue2/GrandChallengesandOpportunitiesinMathematicsEducationResearch/
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