Grab a Piece of the Pi Using Cool Classroom Resources

Hey, math gurus! It’s that time of year again when teachers, students and mathematicians from all over the world honor the fun-loving irrational Greek figure pi (π). That’s right! […]

One-Fourth of K-12 Math Instruction Occurs Digitally, Survey Suggests

Print is still popular, and math teachers still want time for direct instruction and group work, according to market-intelligence firm Simba Information.

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Asked for Big New Education Ideas. Here's What They Got.

As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by […]

'Teach to One' Personalized-Learning Model Has No Effect on Students' Math Scores, Federal Evaluation Finds

Dueling studies of Teach to One: Math highlighted a divide over whether personalized-learning models should prioritize grade-level proficiency or academic growth.

14+ Fabulous Valentine’s Day STEAM Activities Students Will Love

“The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of.” – Blaise Pascal Valentine’s Day is around the corner! This holiday is a great time […]

Student Spotlight: Janena

Our newest student of the month is Janena.  She is a junior at Achieve Virtual.  She enrolled with us because she wanted to be in […]

We Need To Treat All of Education As If Computers Exist

Have you ever heard of the app “PhotoMath?”...

Integrating Technology and Engineering into the Science and Math Classroom

When I’m talking with teachers, they often share with me that working with the science and math part of the STEM classroom is easy. It […]

Selecting Mathematical Strategies

Helping students to select a mathematical strategy vs executing a strategy correctly.

Supporting Struggling Students in Math

Supporting students who struggle in math with developmentally appropriate content and pedagogical strategies

STEAM Learning with the Paper Chain Challenge

Every teacher could use a few team-building STEAM challenges to keep in their back pocket. Bonus points if they’re inexpensive to set up and focus […]

Voice + choice = a better math classroom

Start by listening to students Elizabeth Tarno asked her students for feedback about their math class at the end of 5th grade. Then she did […]

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