In November 2023, Ontario’s top court upheld the validity of the mandatory Mathematics Proficiency Test (MPT) for new teachers entering the field. The MPT was first introduced in 2021 as... read more →

It’s quite common at this time of year to find yourself around a table playing a game with friends and family. Other than joy and entertainment, we know there are... read more →

A parent recently told me about her child in Grade 3 who was struggling to identify how many hundreds, tens, and ones were in any given number. “Is this necessary?... read more →

Grade 4/5 Teacher Zoe Donoahue shares how she reinventeda primary daily math practice so it met the needs of her junior studentsWhen I moved to teaching grade 5, I challenged... read more →

Dr. Andres Bustamante is on a mission to design and implement playful STEM learning activities in the places that children and families spend large amounts of time. The University of... read more →

Understanding place value is foundational to conceptualizing number It is imperative that children understand how one number relates to another when navigating our base-ten-dependent society. Yet, an alarming number of... read more →

Four quick and efficient assessments that help educators better understand the mathematical strengths and needs of students. Along with each assessment, we've suggested lessons available in our free math lesson library... read more →

Whole Number Bias and 3 Misconceptions about Fractions in Junior Math Whole Number Bias and 3 Misconceptions about Fractions in Junior Math Q&A: OISE Assistant Professor Dr. Zack Hawes explains... read more →

Exploring Food Insecurity using Financial Literacy Using mathematics to understand food insecurity highlights factors that influence one's ability to access food. Due to the supply issues resulting from the pandemic,... read more →

Rethinking Early Years Math Assessment in the First Days of School Assessment: What research says Dr. Julie Comay on balancing assessment and relationship Teacher Insight: Nursery to SK... read more →