Monthly Archives: November 2015

At the Core of Common Core

Written on November 23, 2015 at 8:14 am, by

Through papers and practice exercises, mathematics education professor Dawn Teuscher works to ease the transition for grade-school math teachers into the new government-issued curriculum requirements.  Since Common Core—a set of academic standards to unify the K-12 curriculum nationwide—was first introduced in 2010, it has been met with strong opinions and arguments about its worth. Common Core was created to ensure that students are taught

Problem-Solving Starts With Math

Written on November 3, 2015 at 10:46 pm, by

Department of Mathematics Education professor Amy Tanner works to push her students out of their comfort zone to become independent problem-solvers.  Click here for more.