White math teachers treat students differently in predominantly black schools

White math teachers in predominantly black middle schools are more likely to respond negatively to students’ behavioral or academic issues – and this may have long-term negative consequences for student performance, according to a new study that highlights the need to recruit more black teachers. The study, published recently in Harvard Educational Review, observed video data collected from 2009-2011 of 25 mathematics classrooms in middle schools that were either predominantly white or black.
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Intellectual curiosity and confidence help children take on math and reading

Children’s personalities may influence how they perform in math and reading, according to a new study.
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The fuzzy math of October’s ‘new jobs’ data

I think the employment report Friday will be stronger than the “experts” expect. I always put the word “expert” in quotes when it comes to the jobs report because nobody is an expert. Everyone is a guess-pert. Me too. Only I think I know a secret regarding this job report, which is crucial because it…
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