Jaime Escalante was the star math teacher at James A. Garfield High School in East Los Angeles.

To Rethink Math Education, Focus on Common Ground

Calculus? Data Science? Embrace the “and,” says a response to the recent forum.
Cover of Out on Good Behavior by Barry Garelick

A Math Teacher’s Frank and Funny Take on Math Education

"Full of the kinds of things that teachers say privately but hesitate to speak aloud"

California Moves to Replace Math With “Data Science,” in the name of Equity and Inclusion

“Watered-down diet” would not give students fluency with algebra and an introduction to calculus
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Math Concepts? Or Procedures? Best Answer Is Teaching Both

A math instructor writes in response to Barry Garelick
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What It Takes to Actually Improve Math Education

Repetitive practice lies at the heart of mastery of almost every discipline, and mathematics is no exception.
A student working on math homework.

Addressing Significant Learning Loss in Mathematics During Covid-19 and Beyond

The pandemic has amplified existing skill gaps, but new strategies and new tech could help


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