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Author Archives: WISE Math
Parental help factors in on math success by Anna Stokke
From Tara Houle in Times Colonist: Comment: Failed fads resurface in ‘new’ B.C. curriculum
Here are some summer reading suggestions on education. 1. What to do about Canada’s declining math scores by Anna Stokke. 2. Seven Myths About Education by Daisy Christodoulou. 3. Teaching math in the 21st Century by Barry Garelick. 4. Standing in … Continue reading
“Discovery learning” is failing our children, by Philip Sullivan, Professor Emeritus, Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto.
From BC parent advocate, Tara Houle: Comment: Lack of basic skills holding children back, Times Colonist WISE Math BC
Anna Stokke on Cross Country Checkup: Is there something wrong with the way math is being taught? Tara Houle on CKNW: Report finds discovery-based math to blame for Canadians declining math scores Edmonton Sun: Math Education forum held in Edmonton … Continue reading
New report from C.D. Howe Institute, written by Anna Stokke: What to do about Canada’s declining math scores?
Alberta Math and Education Forum: Restoring Excellence and Evidence-Based Teaching in the K-12 Curriculum When: May 29th, 6:00pm Where: Lister Centre (11613 87 Ave), Edmonton, Alberta Free of charge. Open mic for parents. Goals: 1. To bring education officials, educators … Continue reading
Congratulations to WISE Math cofounder, Anna Stokke, for receiving a 2015 YWCA Women of Distinction award for Community Activism and Social Enterprise. Anna was one of twelve women to receive a Women of Distinction award on Wednesday night. In her … Continue reading
Anna Stokke with tips for parents to help kids memorize times tables. Marc Lapointe from Stuff for Parents with an excellent video: Discovery Math: The Mottled Fallout of a Shiny Idea.