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Kate Gasaway taught middle school math at the Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, MA for six years before joining Curriculum Associates. Kate’s professional experience includes writing assessments, analyses, and blog posts for Match Fishtank, an education company that creates and disseminates open-license, standards-aligned curriculum. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in effective teaching from the Sposato Graduate School of Education. Kate is passionate about researching how students learn and tries to use her math powers for good.
When math fact fluency myths trickle into instructional practices, students miss opportunities to understand math strategies and deepen their knowledge. In this post, a former math teacher examines four widely spread myths and their learning impact.
Scaffolding instruction can help educators use math lesson time efficiently and leads to better student outcomes. Kate Gasaway shares her experience, the research, and why more questions equal more learning.
Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.