That is the unfortunate tale of Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Gates Foundation website is filled with similar sentiments. These folks have good motives. But they are making major mistakes and working against their own and the nation’s interests. For example. Microsoft has teamed up with the University of Washington College of Education and eight school districts in the Puget Sound region in the Microsoft Math Partnership (MMP).
6 million over 3 years. Math instructors are big area of the reform/discovery math strategy. Since reform math ideas don’t work, they have concluded that teachers need the help of “coaches.” In my brain this is kind of insulting to professional instructors. The MMP website says virtually nothing about the main element deficiencies in mathematics education: poor curricula and criteria.
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There is a lot of talk about the importance of 8th quality algebra as a “gatekeeper,” but what should students know BEFORE and Once they take this class exactly? You will not find the answer at the MMP website. Amazingly, the latest MMP annual evaluation shows region mathematics WASL scores in the years before and after this program, implying their program acquired a positive influence somehow. How do they declare that this scheduled program had ANY positive influence on student ratings?
No randomized studies are performed. But this is traditional … Read more