Archive: Other Math Classrooms

Math and Music: Are They Connected?

I wrote a story this week about why advocates say we should fund music education during an economic downturn. I was interested in the connections between music and math, and I stumbled upon some heated debates among researchers about whether...

By Michael Alison Chandler | November 18, 2008; 01:26 PM ET | Comments (7)

How Quickly Do We Forget?

I visited an Algebra II class at Northern Virginia Community College last night. On the third floor of a Reston office building, beneath fluorescent lights, more than two dozen students toiled away on radical expressions they have seen once before....

By Michael Alison Chandler | October 30, 2008; 09:37 AM ET | Comments (11)

Math for Kids of all Abilities

I visited a first grade class this morning at McNair Elementary school in Herndon. I am often amazed at the range of abilities I see in classrooms. Today was no different. The group of mostly 6-year-olds were learning about place...

By Michael Alison Chandler | October 23, 2008; 04:07 PM ET | Comments (1)

 
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