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May 1, 2016 5:00 am - By in Transforming Math Instruction

Celebrate Principal’s Day 2016

The Atlantic calls the school principal “the most misunderstood person in all of education.” In honor of Principal Appreciation Day, the following are eight principals and education leaders in history worth celebrating. 1. Socrates: The Father of Education More than…

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April 22, 2016 5:00 am - By in Transforming Math Instruction

9 Fun Math Facts for Earth Day 2016

New discoveries about Earth happen every day. Chemists and biologists use math and science to give us valuable information we wouldn’t otherwise have access to. Here are 9 mighty math-y facts about our fair planet. Did you know…1. Earth has…

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April 18, 2016 5:00 am - By in Leadership and Innovation

Next-Generation Math Formative Assessment Technology

18 Digital Tools for Assessment in the Classroom 1. Formative Feedback for Learning What it is: An iPad app that is designed to foster and encourage communication between students and teachers through a conference setting that uses icons to prompt…

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April 13, 2016 11:35 pm - By in Teacher Tips and Activities

Math Fun All Summer Long

As summer approaches, teachers and students are counting down to a much-needed break. Although school is ending, that does not mean learning has to follow suit. One struggle for teachers at the beginning of a school year is battling the…

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April 13, 2016 5:29 pm - By in EdTech

Your Ultimate Guide to NCTM 2016

Whether you’re new to NCTM or a veteran, our Ultimate Guide to NCTM provides all of the tips and tools you’ll need. Delve into the culture and excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area while networking and learning from your…

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April 8, 2016 1:28 am - By in EdTech

Your Ultimate Guide to Networking at NCSM 2016

Whether you're new to the NCSM Conference or a seasoned attendee, dig into our guide to making the most of three days of learning from leaders in math education and networking with colleagues from all over the country.Before You Go1.…

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April 4, 2016 8:11 pm - By in Transforming Math Instruction

Square Root Day 2016: Going Back to Our Square Roots

Square Root Day is celebrated on days when both the day and the month are the square root (√) of the last two digits of the year. So this year it’s celebrated on 4/4/16 since 4 is the square root…

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April 4, 2016 5:00 am - By in Teacher Tips and Activities

Digital Learning: Your Passport to a Global Classroom

There’s no denying that global education is integral to building the 21st century skills necessary for today’s students to compete in tomorrow’s increasingly complex and connected world. Technology is key to creating individualized learning and to connecting students with diverse…

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March 31, 2016 5:00 am - By in Equity and Access

10 Math-tastic Movie and TV Heroines: STEM Role Models For Girls

Math isn’t just for nerds anymore! Check out these 10 powerhouse women in movies and television who use math (as well as science, engineering, and technology!) in some awesomely creative ways to save the day. 1. Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures…

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