Learning List has reviewed UTeach Computer Science (CS) Principles. This comprehensive product supports instruction in Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science Principles courses. Content is available in a web-based format and may be downloaded as a PDF. Instruction is project-based and emphasizes collaborative learning activities that develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Student materials are available at no cost. [Read more…]
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The Charles A. Dana Center’s Advanced Mathematical Decision Making (AMDM) is a comprehensive product that supports instruction in Advanced Quantitative Reasoning courses in Texas high schools. Content is available in print format. Instruction is discovery based and engages students in authentic problem solving that emphasizes real-world contexts, including statistics and finance. Algebra II is a prerequisite for the course. [Read more…]
Dan Meyer explains why it’s an amazing time to be a math teacher in this TEDtalk, “Math Class Needs a Makeover.” His talk addresses how to develop math reasoning through “patient problem solving.” His approach is to first present students with visual models and then, through conversation, allow students to identify and describe the problem and the math reasoning needed to solve it.