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Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

Common Core Standards for Mathematics: The Real Issues

Edward Frenkel | Posted 12.10.2013 | Science
Edward Frenkel

The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM) have been adopted by 45 states and District of Columbia, and are due for implementation in the fall of 2014, but controversy around these standards is continuing unabated -- alas, for all the wrong reasons.

The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

William H. Schmidt | Posted 01.05.2013 | Education
William H. Schmidt

The good news is that teachers and parents are open to the idea of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. The bad news is that parents and teachers don't have a lot of information about what the Common Core really is

N.Y. Teacher Rallies Against Common Core State Tests, Says Math Is Too Difficult

Posted 10.29.2012 | Education

William Gotsch, a fourth-grade teacher at Madrid-Waddington Central School in Madrid, N.Y., is urging the state to revisit its new education standards...

Report Highlights States' Efforts To Ensure College- And Career-Readiness

Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

For its seventh annual “Closing the Expectations Gap” report, Achieve surveyed all 50 states and the District of Columbia about their college- and...

Bottom Line on Mathematics Education

David Mumford | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education
David Mumford

If we want future adults to learn to use mathematics then we must show them how mathematics is used in ways and situations that are genuine and that are relevant to their own experience. This isn't really all that hard.