Are we sabotaging our own kids' math "ability"?

Source: http://www.thedailyriff.com/articles/parents-are-we-sabotaging-our-own-kids-math-ability-779.php Daniel Koretz:...

Expectations of Teaching Vs. Respect of Teaching?

Becoming good at something most of the time requires support, instruction and encouragement from others. First of all, we need...

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Components Of An Effective Education System I believe that there are key components, areas in the education system that are able to...

"Is memorization a good strategy for learning mathematics?"

I just read an interesting article from the OECD web page. The article is analyzing research data from PISA tests and finds a really...

Can it be better?

After the second term, I thought it cannot be better. I have to admit, I was pessimistic. My student showed me It can ! Thank you for...

Learning is simple!

Permanent improvement requires time, will, effort as well as rational, honest character from student, teacher and parent. The beauty of...

Pentagram

One of my 9th grade students brought me this problem last week. The teacher asked them to estimate the five angles of a star. I thought...

Success in 4th grade :)

One of my most dedicated students has been putting tremendous effort into understanding math and practice. She is asking questions,...

Thoughts About Math Education [part1]: Homework

I have been thinking about what are the main common components of good, successful math education systems on our planet. To get some...