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Why Do the Math Wars Rage On?

Are the “Math Wars” back like a bad movie sequel? Why does the debate continue, sometimes vehemently, even when most people agree that quality math education must focus on both skills and conceptual understanding?

Please reread the following quote. "One small mistake in an algorithm can produce a colossal error, which a child will not catch unless she knows how to make sense of a problem and estimate a…
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A Letter from the Director

We have exciting news to share: the Early Mathematics Education Project at Erikson Institute is now the Early Math Collaborative. Our new name illustrates Erikson’s ongoing commitment to supporting high-quality math education for young children—math education that is practical, rigorous, inclusive, culturally aware, and developmentally appropriate.

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