Virtual and in-person math conferences feature experts who share resources and strategies to help teachers foster mathematical curiosity in students.
Project Lead the Way, the California Mathematics Council and Storyline Online provide ideas for activities parents and children can do together.
Former teacher Tracy Johnston Zager draws on classroom observations, personal experiences, research and other resources to inspire math teachers.
Co-requisite courses combine college and remedial level material, give more class time and offer more tutoring. More colleges in California and other states are expected to introduce them.
Free summer programs help kids struggling in math get a head start on algebra and geometry.
The state's fourth-largest school district is among the leaders in finding creative ways to staff classrooms.
Familiarity with tests and increased Internet capabilities helped districts administer assessments, but state system experienced glitches when overloaded.
Better Math Teaching Network in New England is testing new high school math instructional strategies to be shared with educators around the country.
The National Math + Science Initiative program has led to improved Advanced Placement test scores in more than 725 schools in 34 states over three years.
E.M. Grimmer Elementary in Fremont, which has a high percentage of low-income and Latino students, was among 19 district schools – or 58 percent – that were ranked at the highest level in math on state standards.
More than 100 U.S. schools are using an international test of 15-year-olds to see how they stack up against others around the world.
Sean Nank, American College of Education professor, discusses Common Core math, instructional strategies, curriculum and the beauty of patterns.
At some CSU campuses, even passing the system’s math placement test or completing remedial requirements won’t ensure that students avoid remedial math.
Current placement practices may force some students into remedial math courses they don’t need, jeopardizing their progress through college.
Common Core standards in math and English language arts have brought many changes to California classrooms. Here's a rundown of what's different.