SXSWedu 2016

The Math Wars are Over—And Digital Won


The public dialogue on math education has for years been dominated by various camps backing one pedagogy or another. However, the advent of a new generation of digital resources has empowered classroom teachers to go beyond pedagogy and tailor instruction to fit the needs of individual students. Hear the perspectives of various educators as they discuss how digital content ultimately won the ‘Math Wars.’

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Anne Gordon, Exec Asst, Discovery Education

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  • Tags: math, digital, pedagogy
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Instructional Strategies
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Basic Understanding

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