NebraskaMATH Newsletter - November 2013

NAEP: U.S. math, reading achievement edges up

The results of the 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress, known as "the nation’s report card," show that 8th graders' average score in math rose 1 point since 2011, and 3 points in reading on NAEP’s 500-point scale. Fourth graders gained 1 point in math. Nebraska's results mirror the U.S. Continue reading…

NCTM Illuminations is now on Pinterest

NCTM Illuminations PinterestIlluminations now has a Pinterest account (NCTM Illuminations)! They have 11 boards and 109 pins of their top 10 lesson plans, activities, and more. Follow them, get access, and share your discoveries with other educators around the world. Continue reading…

Pennies and Scales Problem

Imagine you have nine pennies and they all look identical. One penny weighs more than the other eight. You have to find the penny that weighs more by using a double-balance scale on which to weigh the pennies, but you can only use the scale twice. How do you find the penny that weighs more? Continue reading…

Originally published November 19, 2013 - Submit an Item