What's Your Hurry? 3 Reasons Slow Math Is Best

What's Your Hurry? 3 Reasons Slow Math Is Best

As both a teacher and administrator, I often heard from parents whose children were exceptionally good at math. “My daughter already knows how to multiply four‐​digit numbers, so third grade math is too easy for her. She needs to be accelerated.” There’s...
If Reading Were Like Math

If Reading Were Like Math

“To me, math is numbers: it’s concrete; it’s black‐​and‐​white. I don’t understand why you need to bring this conceptual thing into math — at least not at this age.” This was a quote from a parent of a ten‐​year‐​old Pennsylvania child from...