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Request for Proposals: 2014 Math Science Partnership

The NH Department of Education has posted the Request for Proposals for the 2014 Math/Science Partnerships Access the RFP at http://www.education.nh.gov/rfp/documents/msp.pdf Requests for Proposals at the New Hampshire Department of Education Summary The Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Program is … Continue reading

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Celebrate Pi Day, which is also Albert Einstein’s birthday!

Happy 3.14159265358979323846264 Day! That’s right, Pi Day is coming on 3/14, and the annual celebration offers a great opportunity for students to explore Pi! (It’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday. There are plenty of wonderful facts in this online Einstein biography.) … Continue reading

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6 Routines to Support Mathematical Thinking

Back in July, Teaching Channel released a video series produced with the American Federation of Teachers showing how the Common Core math practice standards progress across the grades. This series is one of my favorites; in each classroom we watch … Continue reading

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Tom Lehrer: A Man of Math and Music

Tom Lehrer earned his AB in mathematics (magna cum laude) from Harvard University in 1946, when he was nineteen and received his MA degree the next year.  He remained in Harvard’s doctoral program for several years, taking time out for … Continue reading

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Free Webinars on the Common Core Implementation

Join us for these free webinar events! Trouble viewing this message?  Click here to view in a web browser. Pre-registration is not required and all webinars will be recorded. Hope to see you there! Implementing the English Language Arts-Literacy Common … Continue reading

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Competency Based Education: A Clear Advantage

Give competency-based education a chance What if students earned college credit for what they learn and can do, rather than the amount of time they spend sitting in a classroom seat? A movement is starting around the country to do … Continue reading

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Ridgefield math teacher flips classroom to improve learning

Nam Nugyen, a math teacher at View Ridge Middle School, records class lectures for students to watch as homework so they can learn more in class sessions by flipping traditional classroom concepts on their head. Nguyen introduced the Flipped Classroom … Continue reading

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Common Core poses big challenge for students, big opportunity for teachers

“Common Core is pushing us toward a higher level of achievement, and that depth is predicated on an ability to use language in sophisticated ways,” said Ben Sanders, director of standards, assessment and instruction for the 10 districts that formed … Continue reading

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