Mathematics

Analysis: Big strides are being made toward universal pre-K

Ask a lot of superintendents—and we do—and they'll say that quality preschool experiences are key to most students' success in K12. Read on for some good news about early learning.

Student voice: Why math isn’t engaging and what needs to change

"Math and high school are difficult," one student said in a new survey. "Empathy, understanding and compassion are what we need to learn."

Education in 2024: Partners break down 8 big trends

Collaboration will grow between K12 and the business community as academic growth is carefully assessed as AI drives the edtech evolution.

3 stress-free ways to better measure math mindsets

While traditional assessments like tests and quizzes will always have a place in math classrooms, districts can put their assessments to the test by reflecting on three questions.

Get ready to carefully assess growth and interventions in 2024

Tutoring, summer school programs and double-dose math will join an emphasis on strengthening student-teacher relationships as academic recovery takes on even more urgency.

Redefining math by answering “When are we ever gonna use this?” in new ways

We can motivate students to have a more positive mindset about the goals and purpose of math through community buy-in, professional learning and the right resources.

3 ways to foster positive math mindsets in students

Whether it's negative self-perceptions about their own identity and capability in math or an intimidating shadow cast by “star” math students at school, it’s common for students to doubt whether they belong in math class, let alone believe they can be successful in it.

Beyond math: The oft-missed diagnosis that can cause lifelong struggles for students

Supporting struggling math students and those with dyscalculia is an opportunity for us all to create an inclusive environment where students are empowered with the latest information and interventions to be successful in math and in their future careers.

Making math relevant starts with valuing your students’ experiences

What if, instead of seeing students as empty vessels that must be filled with math concepts, we made the knowledge students already have the foundation of instruction?a

How data-driven math instruction improves outcomes measurably

Our comprehensive approach is based on being open to change and includes giving teachers access to engaging software, student data, coaches, consultants, PD—and, most importantly, more time to teach.

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