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March 19, 2018

TEACHER VOICE: Preparing kids for high school math isn’t enough — they need to hang on to their new skills until fall

The Hechinger Report published a Teacher Voice opinion piece by eighth-grade math teacher Josh Gresham, “Preparing kids for high school math isn’t enough — they need to hang on to their new skills until fall", as part of their special reports on High School Reform, which discusses the positive outcomes of a summer math...

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December 14, 2017

Make Your Contribution Count

In the spirit of the season, I want to express my deep gratitude for your support of EdVestors and your continued commitment to driving change in urban schools. EdVestors’ work is all about collaborating: working together to catalyze change and deliver improved outcomes for Boston students. After a year marked by...

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April 11, 2017

Math Teaching Fellowship highlighted in Huffington Post Article

In Huffington Post article "To change education, start talking to effective educators," 2017 Math Fellow Amanda Hathaway talks about her experience as a 2017 Math Fellow and writes, "If you want to change education, start by asking a teacher his or her opinion." From the article: This fall, I found another opportunity to give my...

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March 16, 2017

BU Blog features Karen Levin and Math Labs

A recent post on the Boston University School of Education's blog talks about Dr. Lynsey Gibbon's Math Labs, a unique, collaborative professional development experience for math teachers that received Seed Funding in 2016, and an expansion grant for the 2016-17 school year. The article also includes several quotes from Karen...

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July 5, 2016

School Voices: Thought Partnership Works at the McKay K-8 School

The McKay K-8 School joined EdVestors' Zeroing in on Math Intervention Cohort in June 2015 with a focus on math interventions for their most struggling students in grades 6-8. Students worked with a Math Interventionist on Do the Math Now!, an intervention curriculum designed to rebuild numerical foundations and prepare...

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