Once students learn about negative numbers and absolute value, the concept of greater and less becomes a bit “cloudy.” What was once clear is now “muddied.” But there is an easy way for students to tell which of two numbers is greater and which is less. That method involves looking at the numbers on the […]

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# New Approaches to Help Students Overcome Math Struggles

The teaching technique of finding out and helping students learn the “baby steps” that make up the larger math processes is having success through an organization called “Jump Math.” Read about it on this post.

# “Algebra-for-All” Strategy, Good or Bad? Get the News

For more than a decade now, state education departments have been mandating that all students must pass Algebra 1 in order to graduate from high school. New studies are finally coming out on the effectiveness of this push. Read the referenced article to find out what the latest research has to say.

# Hopes for Obama and Education

In what direction will Obama take the United States in education? How will he handle the No Child Left Behind law? It’s anyone’s guess, so feel free to guess right here.