Ten years ago, Greg Tang was looking for a better way to teach math to his kids. He wound up creating a groundbreaking series of picture books that included the New York Times best seller The Grapes of Math. His books quickly became staples in school libraries and university teacher training prog more

Achievement for girls and boys in STEM subjects is equal at all levels of school, but shocking inequalities persist in participation, especially as levels get higher (Boaler & Sengupta-Irving, 2006). This restricts girls’ access to a wide range of jobs; it also impoverishes the disciplines more

There is a huge elephant standing in most math classrooms, it is the idea that only some students can do well in math. Students believe it, parents believe it and teachers believe it. The myth that math is a gift that some students have and some do not, is one of the most damagi more

A Plus Math is a great website for families that are looking for extra help at home. It flashcards, worksheets, games, and homework help. The only issue I could see is homework help. It will tell scholars answers to questions, but it walks them through step by step. If this tool was not abused, i more

This is a great list of websites put together by edtechteacher.org. The list includes several websites that all have great resources ranging from lesson plans, fun games for students to play, and blogs. It's a great list of resources for teachers, students, and parents.

This is a great website from Discovery Education. It has a lot of math resources that parents can use with their children. They have a section on homework help, a section on how parents can help motivate their children, and a link to a math-help site that is called WebMATH. The website also has a more

I found this blog which discusses how this particular teacher uses math journals in her classroom. I found it helpful because she has a ton of examples! I would use math journals such as these as morning work, potentially, or as a formative assessment tool that I could check throughout the week t more