Archive for September 2011
The mathematicians Sol Garfunkel and David Mumford discuss the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS) in their August 24 New York Times editorial “How to Fix Our Math Education,” concentrating their remarks on high school.
In contrast, the education researcher Andrew Porter and colleagues concentrate on Grades 3–6 and 8 in “Common Core Standards: The New U.S. Intended Curriculum” in the April issue of Educational Researcher. In August, Porter described these findings in his Education Week article “In Common Core, Little to Cheer About.”
Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry »