Monday, November 3, 2014

Some Perspective on Common Core Mathematics

This video by Samuel Otten, a University of Missouri math education professor, does a nice job of explaining to power of students learning mathematics with an emphasis on thinking and understanding...and how this sort of Common Core approach deepens students' understanding of traditional algorithms in a powerful way.  Otten's video was made in response to some misleading coverage by NBC Nightly News last week.

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