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I Teach High School Math: How I Lead with Equity in Mind

As a 10th-grade math teacher, I’m getting a lot of questions about whether I’m feeling pessimistic amid so much bad news about student learning loss. The answer is a resounding no. It's true today’s...

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Just Because the Math Ain't Mathin' Doesn't Mean That There's No Evidence of Mathematical Thinking in Their Response

To thrive in math, our learners need persistence and self-confidence. If our feedback is solely focused on the errors they’ve made, how can we expect them to maintain their motivation and build the...

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Math Pacing Guides: Do They Keep Pace or Leave Students Behind?

Recently, I was invited as a guest on the DebateMath podcast to participate in a nuanced discussion about the use of math pacing guides in our schools. To be clear, a pacing guide is a document that...

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Let’s Create a Mathematics Framework That Works for All Students

My name is Jo Boaler. I am a mathematics education professor at Stanford University. I was one of five authors of California’s proposed new mathematics framework. Unfortunately, the debate about the...

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How Alabama Is Leading the Way in Solving the Math Crisis

As education leaders and policymakers across the country look for solutions to the nation’s math crisis, they should turn their attention to a state that is too often ignored: Alabama. I know,...

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Middle School Math is a Unique Problem that Needs More Attention

Before the pandemic, middle school students’ test scores in math tended to decline as they moved through each grade. But the depth of this problem was obscured as most states, and thus most...

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