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November 12, 2018

Apply to the 2019 Zeroing in on Math Fellowship!

Applications are now open to join the Math Fellows - a cohort of math teachers and coaches with a commitment to improving access to effective math instruction and a willingness to dream big, think creatively, and implement practically. Find more details on the Fellowship and application here. Applications are due Friday, November

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October 30, 2018

Getting a taste of Boston’s innovation economy: sixth graders apply math skills to create and pitch their ideas for new LEGO® product

By Karen Levin Last week during Massachusetts STEM week, 23 sixth graders from Gardner Pilot Academy were invited to experience a hands-on, immersive STEM day, generously hosted by LEGO® Education. There was much fun and focus as teams of students designed “the next new and exciting” spinning top ahead of the holiday

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August 29, 2018

Collaboration & Consistency: Using Technology & Data Analysis Can Support the Growth of our Most Vulnerable Students

Christina Kostaras, an SEI 7th grade teacher and Steve Mook, an SEI 8th grade teacher both teach Math and ESL to English Learners at the Lilla G. Frederick Middle School in Dorchester and have been colleagues for the last three years. Their students are new to the country and come with varying levels of math skills. Some are

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July 19, 2018

By Teachers For Teachers: Changing the Culture of Math Class

By Heidi Fessenden (Learning Specialist, Mozart Elementary School), Maggie Roth (Second grade teacher, Match Community Day Public Charter School), and Michelle Sirois (Learning Specialist, Perry Elementary School) This blog post is the second in a series of blogs written by the six teachers who designed and led a five-session

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June 7, 2018

By Teachers for Teachers: Learning and Growing as Math Educators

By Heidi Fessenden (Learning Specialist, Mozart Elementary School), Maggie Roth (Second grade teacher, Match Community Day Public Charter School), and Michelle Sirois (Learning Specialist, Perry Elementary School)   “I figured out in 5 minutes there are 300 seconds, then I didn’t get any farther than

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