Tuesday, September 07, 2010
When is praise bad for children?
Connect to the link HERE to view a mind changing video on appropriate praise for children.
Monday, September 06, 2010
Math Help for Parents Brochures
The attached brochures present in abbreviated form the results of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel (NMAP). Commissioned in 2006 the panel's mission was to review the best available scientific evidence and make recommendations on improving mathematics education with a focus on readiness for and success in algebra.
The National Math Panel’s final report, Foundations for Success: The Final Report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, was issued on March 13, 2008. It contains 45 findings and recommendations on numerous topics, including curricular content, learning processes, instructional practices and materials, teachers, assessments and future research priorities.
Pdfs of the NMAP brochures may be downloaded by clicking HERE
A copy of the final report in its entirety may be downloaded by clicking HERE