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STEM: The New Core Curriculum

Posted by Greg Geiger

Jan 19, 2017 8:30:00 AM

The Needs of Future Ready Students


Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic were long considered by schools to be the Core Curriculum, and with good reason. In an agrarian society, at a time when our nation was still developing, and with a relatively small literate population, the most economically and socially responsible thing a state could do is teach the populace to read, write, and compute basic mathematical problems. This education allowed early entrepreneurs, who may have only have had a primary school education, the skills to buy and sell, communicate and consume, and maintain personal and professional financial records. These skills still make up the backbone of a good education, but we are teaching our students to read, write, add, and subtract at earlier ages. So what do we do with our students after they have the ‘Three R’s’? Are they ready to live and compete in a technological and global 21st Century? Simply put… no.

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, STEM

Thinking out of the Box: Creative Learning outside the Classroom

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Apr 12, 2016 6:30:00 AM

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning

How Generation Z Learns Mathematics

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Apr 1, 2016 6:30:00 AM

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning

Two Types of Struggle in Problem Solving

Posted by Cindy Bryant

Mar 22, 2016 6:00:00 AM

 
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Topics: Teachers Using LearnBop, Differentiating Instruction, Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning, Algebra & Algebra Readiness

Math in Sports: Multiple Ways to Bring Arithmetic to Life

Posted by The LearnBop Team

Mar 17, 2016 12:13:41 PM

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Topics: Implementing the Common Core, Resources, Teaching & Learning

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