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It’s Time to Turn Nationwide Attention to Math!

Fair warning!  I am about to vent.  Too often, when I have talked with district and school administrators about the need for helping students improve in math I hear “I know. But we’re focusing on reading now.”  We have been … Continue reading

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Good News: U.S. Kids Ready for Math Earlier Than Thought

The Washington Post reports that new research shows that children as young as 3 can understand the meaning and value of multi-digit numbers and might be more ready for direct math instruction when they begin formal schooling than previously believed. … Continue reading

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