News & AwardsMoving Through Math Research


January, 2013  |  Marcia Daft


At a time when United States math scores are at an all time low, we need to authentically investigate the methodology of an individual child’s learning process to determine whether he or she is actually gaining knowledge. Studies show that many students are bored, falling behind, and increasingly finding mathematics irrelevant. And increased classroom ratios have negatively affected the educator’s relationship with the individual student. Furthermore, while educators know that conceptual foundations are imperative for achievement in mathematics, concepts are often inconsistently built upon from one grade to the next. Given these challenges, it has become essential to utilize an approach that has a proven track record of success.

View the Full MTM Research Paper



Related Products

Geometry Video Library

Subscribe to our STEM library of arts integration instructional videos for PreK-5 educators showing how to teach the fundamentals of geometry to children.

learn more
Repeating Patterns: Laying the Foundation for Elementary Mathematics

Lead Pattern Foundations lessons that help students deconstruct and analyze repeating patterns

learn more
Mama Scatterbird

Bring addition to life through telling a mathematical story about about baby birds hatching in a nest!

learn more