Less than half of the students in America are proficient in math and most students would rather eat broccoli than do math problems. ( Click to tweet)
Yet we are asking more of our students than ever before. The Standards for Mathematical Practice raise expectations for our students, asking them to understand concepts, make connections and communicate their reasoning.
How can we get students to not only engage in math, but also go deeper in the mathematical thinking and practices described in the standards?
Learn more about the ST Math instructional games and how schools are using ST Math to support standards-based math practices:
Sources and Further Reading:
- Why Do So Many of Us Hate Math?
- Institute of Play on Why Games & Learning
- ABC Survey: Nearly Every American Kid Plays Video Games
- NPD Group Survey on Kids and Video Games
- An Investigation of the Interrelationships between Motivation, Engagement, and Complex Problem Solving in Game-based Learning
- Video Gaming Can Increase Brain Size and Connectivity
- Making People Fail: Failing to Learn Through Games and Making
- Level Up and Learning: A national survey on teaching with digital games
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