An interesting article about reading to your children about Mathematics and there's an app for that!li Click here to see the article._

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http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/10/08/446490524/where-the-wild-fractions-are-the-power-of-a-bedtime-math-story

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http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2015/10/08/446490524/where-the-wild-fractions-are-the-power-of-a-bedtime-math-story

Here is a very interesting article about Mathematics and the Common Core. It discusses the importance of strategies vs. memorization.

http://hechingerreport.org/memorizers-are-the-lowest-achievers-and-other-common-core-math-surprises/

http://hechingerreport.org/memorizers-are-the-lowest-achievers-and-other-common-core-math-surprises/

Did you see the check written in the Common Core way? Here is an interesting comment on the real math behind the numbers on the check. I thought the positive response about how learning to compose and decompose numbers was much more informative than the negative responses against the Mathematics.

_http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/09/what_was_that_math_on_the_comm.html

_http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/09/what_was_that_math_on_the_comm.html