Grant for Science and Math Teacher Training

A grant for science and math teacher training has been awarded by the federally funded Teacher Quality Partnership to two dozen districts to improve the skills and resources of science and math teachers. The Fresno Unified School District was awarded nearly $8 million...

New Teaching Approaches are Needed for Math and Science

New teaching approaches are needed for math and science.  Ever ask an average teenage girl how she feels about science and math? Reponses vary from “I can’t seem to get it” to “Ech, I can’t stand it” and far worse. What is it about math and science instruction...

Creating Meaning in Math

It really isn’t good enough to accept that some children are not good at math and some teachers have decided to create meaning in math for everyday activities.   The common parent excuse that  “I was never good at math” as a reason the...