Experts Speak

Dr. Yeap Ban Har gives an overview of Singapore Math®.

Would you choose to build a house on top of an unfinished foundation? Of course not. Why, then, do we rush students through education when they haven’t always grasped the basics? Yes, it’s complicated, but educator Sal Khan shares his plan to turn struggling students into scholars by helping them master concepts at their own pace.

What are the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics? Really, what are we actually talking about here? In this overview video Dr. James Tanton presents his take on what the Common Core State Standards are, what they are ultimately trying to do , and what his hope and dream for mathematics education is in relation to the Common Core.

All educators in all States want the absolute best for our kids, our nation’s next generation. We’re all actually on the same page – even those states that have “rejected” the Common Core! Let’s just be clear on what we’re talking about and what great good can really come of it if we all do it right!