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Dan Meyer on Real-World Math
Math teacher Dan Meyer explains how presenting real-life scenarios through photos and videos makes math problems "irresistible" to students. (April 5, 2011)
What Is Formative Assessment?
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Open Educational Resources: Some Basics
In this digital age, free online educational resources (OER) are getting an increasingly high profile. Here’s a guide on what they are, why they’re popular, and what educators need to be cautious about in using them. (April 17, 2017)