Common Core 101: What Is It and How Does It Affect Our Children?
There's yelling and screaming from all sides of the political spectrum about the educational mandate known best as the Common Core ... math, taught in a spiral fashion to build on concepts from grade to grade, is gone. This is replaced by math lattices ...
'Everyday Math' gripes aired
The US (United States) standard algorithms, like long division, are provided for teachers and students, along with other ways. Many teachers that use 'Everyday Math' share with us that their students enjoy math and actually understand it much better ...
Math Matters, Even for Little Kids
For example, playing mathematical or strategy games such as Chutes and Ladders or tic-tac-toe can build math and problem-solving skills while ... sharing a plate of cookies both builds rudimentary division skills and helps promote social skills.
Huppenthal: Math game will transform classroom learning
If that happens, Spohrer said his division of IBM would be interested in "the opportunity to scale it up globally." FreeThrows gets students to complete practice drills in the fundamental skills of math ... they're moving up the ladder," he said.
Numberplay: Tinkering with Ladders
At the next step, you may again use subtraction, to give 1,1,7,7 or division, giving 2, 2, 5 and 5. A ladder is deemed to have ended if any of the numbers becomes zero (this rule is necessary because we are allowing division). Your goal is to find sets of ...