Language and Math Article available!

Good News!  My article (spread sheet really) on mathematical language (Why the common core changes math instruction) has been published by Kappan magazine.  Thanks to reader interest, they have made the link available to all through spring of 2015.  Open Access!  Enjoy!

Link to Article on Math Language:  Why the common core changes math instruction.

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Author:valeriefaulknermathclub

I am a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Elementary Education department at NC State where I specialize in Math Methods. I went to Duke where I earned a B.A. in Anthropology and played on the Golf Team. I have an M.Ed. in Special Education and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in mathematics education, both from NC State. My interest in Math waned in middle and high school. But when I began to support high school students in math as part of my job as a special educator, I became interested in the cultural and instructional aspects of mathematics. And now, 20 years later, that's pretty much all I think about. But I do love to swim, garden and, with my partner Jenn, watch our backyard bees make honey which they store in their hexagonal spaces--see 'the isoperimetric problem' or take a look at this website: http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/indexmag.html?http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artsep98/hexagon.html

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