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Jan 15 2015
By Kevin Waterman

EDC’s Paul Goldenberg was a the featured speaker on January 15 for a webinar sponsored by the Council of Chief State School Officers: How Early Grade Mathematics Builds Toward High School in Preparation for College and Career. This webinar will look at some of the content standards—...

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Jan 14 2015
By Paul Goldenberg

A parent recently wrote: “My 3rd grader took a school test in which there were a few questions like this: Show how to get the answer to 4x9 using 4 different methods: 1) repetitive addition, 2) number line, 3) ratio table, 4) array.

“My child showed repetitive addition of nine 4’s. (For...

Jan 05 2015
By Kevin Waterman

One of our Math-Science projects, Designing for Equity by Thinking in and About Mathematics (DEBT-M), was featured in an article last week in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. This partnership with the Pittsburgh Public Schools, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, supports teachers...

Dec 18 2014
By Kevin Waterman

Apologies to those who wanted to attend the final webinar in our series of free webinars discussing specific attributes of the Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP). As you know, our building was unexpectedly left...

Dec 10 2014
By Kevin Waterman

Our penultimate webinar in our series of free webinars discussing specific attributes of the Standards for Mathematical Practice (SMP) took place Tuesday, December 9, 2014. This webinar, titled Regularity in...

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