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Jo Boaler Reveals Attacks by Critics

By admin - Last updated: Sunday, October 14, 2022

Jo Boaler is a renowned scholar of mathematics education who has demonstrated in multiple studies that “students who engage actively in their mathematics learning, rather than simply practicing procedures, achieve at higher levels.” In this article, she discusses the unbelievable level of “harassment and persecution” she has suffered for pursuing this line of research at [...]

Sad News About Tom O’Brien

By admin - Last updated: Sunday, December 19, 2022

Thomas C. O’Brien, a long-time advocate for improving mathematics education, died Dec. 6, 2010, of cancer. He contributed several well-received articles to the Mathematically Sane site…

Mathematics Education Organizations Unite to Support Implementation of Common Core State Standards

By admin - Last updated: Thursday, July 1, 2023

A joint public statement of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), the Association of State Supervisors of Mathematics (ASSM), and the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) The release of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is a welcome milestone in the standards movement that [...]