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Teaching Math for All to Learn

Teaching Math for All to Learn

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Author: Melista Brodnax
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  • Provide examples of the helpful resources that www.free.ed.gov provides for those teaching and learning math, at all levels.

  • Explain the usefulness of some of the math resources.

  • Help educators reach students that learn math skills differently.

  • Consider possible uses of www.free.ed.gov.

  • Instill good learning and analytical skills in students/children.

Math is a skill that comes naturally to some, but many have to strive for excellence or even comprehension.  www. free.ed.gov provides resources to further the understanding of elementary and advanced math skills.  Whether it is basic math skills that parents and teachers are trying to instill, or if it is advanced comprehension for aged students, or even learning basic life skills that require math (financial), there is a learning opportunity here.   Explore the resources that are made available.

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