(September 8, 2010) Effective math instruction at the secondary level engages students to be active participants in their learning. As a result, students learn to transfer their knowledge to become powerful problem solvers. So what does a dynamic secondary classroom look like? Paula Johnson, M.A., IDRA's new education associate and former high school math department coordinator, describes how the classroom environment, instructional strategies and use of technology can help students develop critical thinking skills while learning math content. Paula is interviewed by Laurie Posner, MPA, an IDRA education associate. Send comments to
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