Friday, March 21, 2014

Jeff Johnson nails it

The math wars have returned and Alberta is at the epi-centre.

Critics are trying to blame Alberta's Inspiring Education and curriculum redesign for Alberta's 2% reduction in our raw score on math over a period of three years.

I am often the first in line to critique Jeff Johnson's handling of Education in Alberta, but I am also prepared to give him credit when credit is due. Jeff Johnson does a masterful job of explaining the nuances of PISA and Alberta's math curriculum.

It's 6 minutes long. Check it out.

Check out this petition that is in support of Alberta's math curriculum that focuses on understanding. 

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