The MathEd Out Podcast

Searching for Better Mathematics Education

Ep 6 feat. Prof. Bill McCallum (Lead author of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics)

Prof. Bill McCallum is University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Head of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona. He is lead author of the Common Core State Standards and president of Illustrative Mathematics.

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We ask Prof. McCallum about his work with Illustrative Mathematics as well as his reaction to the national controversy surrounding the Common Core Standards. What was the original intention for the standards? How can math teachers make the most of the standards in the classroom?

[audio https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/82726094/MathEdOut/09-08-2014%20Prof%20Bill%20McCallum.mp3]

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Illustrative Mathematics

The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Mathalicious 

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2 comments on “Ep 6 feat. Prof. Bill McCallum (Lead author of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics)

  1. Laura Ziesel
    November 24, 2014

    Hi Adrian, a FB rabbit trail brought me here, and I’m so pleased to see this! We found Bill gracious to work with at Veritas. If you continue to work with him, this might be of interest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgS0Nik7VtE -Laura (I knew Ann at NYU)

    • PumphreysMath
      November 25, 2014

      Laura, Great to hear from you. Ann was excited you got in touch. Will check out the link. Had a great conversation with an inspirational person. Would be excited to hear more about Veritas.

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