An Up Close Look at Student-Centered Math Teaching

By Kirk Walters, Toni M. Smith, Steve Leinwand, Wendy Surr, Abigail Stein & Paul Bailey
March 5, 2015

This executive summary on a new study from AIR finds that students in high-quality, student-centered classrooms are more engaged and demonstrate higher performance on problem-solving assessments.

When teachers use student-centered techniques to engage students in more active and authentic ways, they can transform math classrooms into lively learning environments in which students take charge of their own learning, collaborate with others, persist in solving complicated problems and make meaningful connections to the world around them.

Source Organization: Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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