Monthly Archives: October 2011

The MPS Math Selection

The Milwaukee Public Schools administration is currently recommending the adoption of the following books at the elementary level: Math Expressions, Everyday Math, and Scott Foresman. As I report here two of those series–Expressions and Scott Foresman–were included in research¬† comparing … Continue reading

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Goal displacement and testing

One of the dangers of any metric is that the metric itself becomes the goal. Thus, rather than concentrating on making sure students become competent readers, schools may concentrate on trying to improve the reading test scores, by concentrating on … Continue reading

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