ACT, SAT, and AP Calculus sample questions
Requiring verbal explanations for math problems carries dubious educational value and may especially encumber certain students.
This is an interesting read for those who know their students’ strengths and weaknesses. It reminded me of a student I had years ago that could solve linear programming problems in his head while I juggled the simultaneous equations on The board. This article perhaps goes into the differentiation file. Something to think about.
Guest Post by Stig Leschly, CEO of Match EducationMassachusetts is moving to the new national standards (Common Core) and related tests (PARCC). At least so it seems. The politics of it all are complex and hard to predict.
Good specific examples of what makes the PARCC test different for teaching and learning…
The Math Learning Center’s growing collection of free apps reflects its commitment to inquiry-based learning using effective instructional strategies and practices supported by research now reach one million downloads. The apps are the product of the organization’s collaboration with Clarity Innovations, a Portland-based strategy and development services firm focused on the K-12 education industry.