Monthly Archives: May 2013

Addressing Equity

Keith Devlin, the Math Guy on NPR and prolific author of mathematics books for a broad audience, highly recommends a recent address by Uri Treisman at the NCTM annual conference in April (Treisman’s talk is embedded in Devlin’s post; there’s … Continue reading

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We Already Have Strong Teachers

Ten days ago, the third and final weekend of the spring Vermont Mathematics Initiative term finished up on a high note.  Saturday morning was the symposium, which meant that I and each of the other instructors and mentors met with … Continue reading

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The ‘Monster’ at the End of the Common Core

Perhaps because I’ve been working with teachers who are well on their way toward full implementation of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics, once in a while I forget that there is still some resistance to standards in general, … Continue reading

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