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May 16, 2019

By Teachers For Teachers: What made teachers’ practice change?

This blog post is the third in a series of blogs written by a group of teachers who designed and led a five-session course for Boston math teachers. Please check out part one and part two of this series. By Heidi Fessenden (District Elementary Math Coach, Cambridge Public Schools), Maggie Roth (Second grade teacher, Match

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March 6, 2019

Seed Fund Spotlight: Designing Engaging Learning – Project-based Learning Math and Science

Excerpt from North Bennet Street School as part of their 2018 Annual Report. North Bennet Street School has a long history of successful partnerships with other schools in Boston. The programs focus on project-based learning, which offer all students the opportunity to succeed, especially those who don't perform well in a

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February 4, 2019

Inspiring Students One Coffee Cup at a Time – East Boston High School’s Hospitality and Tourism Partnership with Starbucks

By Eliza Cassella  In an era of innovative learning, East Boston High School is focused on leading the way by creating unique opportunities for students to engage in authentic learning experiences through its Career & Technical Education (CTE) Pathways. East Boston High School offers a pathway option for every student to

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January 7, 2019

Math Fellows Forum – Targeted solutions to improve math outcomes

The 2018 Math Fellows invite you to learn about the solutions they’re pursuing to improve access to high quality math education across Boston. Connect with educators who are passionate about supporting all students, creating a culture of math in schools and wider communities, and breaking down barriers to professional learning

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December 19, 2018

A math classroom full of “sweaty brains”

By Michelle Sirois A classroom teacher currently engaged in Zeroing in on Math’s Deeper Learning work and former EdVestors’ Math Fellow. Over the past few weeks, my fourth-grade math class at the Oliver Hazard Perry Elementary School worked together on multiplication. We tackled word problems that challenge students to

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