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Why Do the Math Wars Rage On?

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?

One thing to consider is that although a lot of people go to the extreme when arguing about these things, most of the time people acknowledge that we shouldn’t go 100% "drill or kill" or…
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A Letter from the Director

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.

I enjoy the suggested books and activities. Jennifer Rembrecht
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