My fifth-grade team and I realized after the first few math units that we have some VERY high students in math. Some come into our classrooms on day-one with mastery of the standards.
Our education system is out-of-date; not enough research drives our instruction, as it does in every other impactful field. Harvard’s Thomas Kane believes that “the problem is that we don't have any kind of mechanism for connecting [research] to the decisions that [are made]” (Westervelt, 2016). One area of research that is not communicated to... Continue Reading →