Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Early Math

This study concluded that success with division and fractions predicts future success in math.  I think that it is really important to learn efficient algorithms so students can be confident in these topics.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Class Size

I thought this article provided some good data on the relationship between class size and outcomes.  It is particularly important to keep class sizes small in k-3.  I find it interesting that the student ration nationally is around 16 students per teacher.  Some states legislate a cap near this point.