Ohio school districts transition to deeper learning in math

12/3/2013 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

Students in some school districts in Ohio are learning math on a deeper level as schools transition to the Common Core State Standards. School officials say the new standards -- with their emphasis on real-world learning -- have refocused classroom instruction. "In math class, the old approach was to learn an algorithm and practice 25 problems," said Carla Calevich, director of curriculum and instruction at the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District. "Now teachers have learned there is more than one way to solve a problem," she said.

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