Mathematics Learning in the Era of COVID-19

Moving Forward: Mathematics Learning in the Era of COVID-19  is the result of a joint effort of Leadership in Mathematics Education (NCSM) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) that presents considerations, questions, and potential solution processes to educators and school leaders to address the challenges induced by the COVID-19 pandemic of spring 2020. In this document, they show how effective practices for mathematics teaching and learning can provide helpful direction to address the challenges that teachers, school leaders, and policymakers face now and will continue to face in the months ahead. This document is organized around three…

Online Resources – CSTA, NSTA, NCTM

Below are links to compiled resources from national teacher associations. Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) has compiled a list of resources to help teachers support their students during this time of remote learning.  Check back periodically for updates. National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) has compiled a list of resources to assist teachers with the challenge of online learning.   External resources in this collection have been shared by educators, but have not been reviewed by NSTA.  Additional resources from NSTA are also included to provide on-going professional learning experiences.  Resources will continually be added. NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)…

Report of 2018 NSSME

The Report of 2018 NSSME+ (The National Survey of Science & Mathematics Education) details the results of a survey of 7,600 science, mathematics, and computer science teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs; science, mathematics, and computer science professional development; science, mathematics, and computer science courses; instructional objectives and activities; instructional resources; and factors affecting instruction.  Read more.

Nation’s Report Card

The U.S Department of Education released the Nation’s Report Card on April 27, 2016.  Data showed that 12th grade students’ average mathematics score in 2015 was lower than two years before and that a higher percentage of high school seniors failed to reach basic levels.  Read more.