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Study finds Common Core’s take on fractions is on target

Dec. 12, 2016—Research using a computer game concludes teaching fractions on a number line is highly effective.

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Common Core math should include ‘pattern abstraction’

Mar. 18, 2015—Exposing preschoolers to patterning activities builds the foundation for early math skills.

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Education panel weighs in on the effects of standards and high-stakes testing

Mar. 11, 2015—Vanderbilt education experts gathered for “Standards and Testing: What’s Missing from the Current Debate,” a panel discussion held March 9 at the downtown Nashville Public Library.

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Survey: Majority of Tennessee teachers oppose Common Core

Sep. 24, 2014—Support for Common Core has declined among Tennessee teachers over the past year, according to the results of a new Vanderbilt study.

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Peabody professors weigh in on Common Core debate

Jul. 23, 2014—Learn more about the Common Core debate in the latest issue of 'Peabody Reflector.'

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Tennessee teachers positive about Common Core, survey says

Feb. 4, 2014—A majority of Tennessee teachers believe that the implementation of the Common Core State Standards has begun positively but feel more training is in order, according to a broad-based independent survey.

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What makes math instruction in China more effective?

Oct. 23, 2013—A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will enable a team of U.S. and Chinese researchers to identify instructional supports that lead to higher levels of mathematics achievement.

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