(New Math) – (New Technology) = Failure by Elizabeth Green (no relation) deals with the Common Core’s approach to teaching math and how few schools seem to have shown teachers how to teach it. This is from the July 27, 2014 edition of The New York Times Magazine. Read the entire article here.
Be sure to check out her new book Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (And How to Teach It to Everyone). Also see Behind the Cover Story: Elizabeth Green on America’s Math Crisis. This is an interview by Rachel Nolan @rachelbnolan @nytmag.
- Elizabeth is co-founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief of Chalkbeat, a nonprofit news organization that covers educational change efforts across the country. She has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New York Sun, and U.S. News & World Report. She was an Abe Journalism Fellow studying education in Japan and a Spencer Fellow in education journalism at Columbia University. She serves on the board of the Education Writers Association. To consider asking her to speak click here. On Twitter she is @elizwgreen