Computational Fluency

There’s a scene in the award-winning film A Beautiful Mind where the real-life math genius John Nash (played masterfully by...


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Fact Fluency: Beyond Rote Learning

Imagine an alien planet where the inhabitants are born with the multiplication table imprinted on their DNA. Let’s call this...


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SEL for Teachers
By Richard Kingham November 29, 2021

SEL for Teachers

Introduction

Across the country, school districts are adding social emotional learning (SEL) to their curriculum. SEL has...


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The Ultimate Guide to Teaching with Mathematical Discourse | Part 3

Introduction

Children are naturally curious, always asking questions about this or that. As teachers, it is our responsibility...


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Teacher Writer Spotlight: Rachel Neir

Hitting her one-year anniversary as a STEMscopes writer, Rachel Neir brings her bright smile and big ideas to everything she...


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SEL and Math Instruction

Math is often valued for its objective quality. We all know the saying, “The numbers don’t lie.” Math may be a matter-of-fact...


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STEMscopes Celebrates the Achievements of Hispanic STEM Pioneers

September 15th through October 15th marks National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time of year where we honor the achievements,...


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