Math's role in U.S. history and how it's instruction has evolved

Posted 6/22/2020

Look at the history of math reform in U.S. education and you will see that math instruction changes more significantly than reading instruction over the same period of time. You might wonder why math instruction changes from one year to the next. After all, 2+2 has equaled 4 since the beginning of time. Learn more about this history of math.

Math Reform Reflects Society’s Values – Teachers have been trying to figure out the best way to teach children math since the beginning of public school education. The history of math reforms is fascinating because it gives a snapshot into the values and beliefs of the day.

Here are a couple more math and logic brain teasers:

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