- Why the Best Math Curriculum Won’t Be a Textbook is an article that takes up discussions about mathematics curriculum standards and textbooks. One of the recommendations from the report of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel was shorter, more focused and more coherent textbooks, and this is discussed in the article.
- Math Group Tries to Help Young Teachers Stay the Course takes up the problem of young teachers that quit from the teaching profession, and an effort made by NCTM to help in that respect.
Both these articles are unfortunately only available to subscribers of Education Week, but they address interesting issues related to mathematics education.
The third and last reading tips in this connection, is a post from the “Let’s play math!” blog. The post is entitled “How to teach math to a struggling student“, and it starts off this important discussion with a practical example. If you don’t agree with the advice given in the post, you might consider dropping a comment in the blog, because this is an important and interesting discussion!