Updated 20-Sep-2023

Science of Math has taken cues from the Science of Reading. Though it is seen as lagging by a few years, there is already a solid body of research regarding how children learn math and how to best teach it. As with the Science of Reading, the focus is on proven ** explicit, direct, systematic instruction**, and

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*I do, we do, you do*## Science of Math resources

- Is There a Science of Math Too?
- Jennifer M. Bay-Williams author page on Amazon
- Elementary and Middle School Mathematics - Teaching Developmentally
- The Science of Math website
- How Children Learn Math by Krasa, Tzanetopoulos & Maas
- Common Core 8 Mathematical Practices
- Understanding the new math your children are learning
- Science of Math facebook group
- Designing mathematics standards in agreement with science, Hartman, et al., 2023
- Direct Instruction Mathematics, note: buy the print book as the ebooks have known problems including a lack of end-of-chapter questions. I have the original 1981 edition, and they are currently on the 5th edition (2017).
- Paved with good intentions
- Principles of Instruction (Rosenshine 2012) (pdf)
- Spring Math - Math Intervention Toolkit
- Seven myths that undermine Math teaching
- Peter Liljedahl wants to make kids think about mathematics
- How a debate over the science of math could reignite the math wars
- Implementation-related research in mathematics education
- How a debate over the science of math could reignite the math wars

## Free *Science of Math*-based curricula

- Zearn, based on Eureka Math (create account and sign in to download PDFs), is
*Science of Math*-based. Zearn/Eureka appear to be the best free curriculum that also provides both book and online learning options. - While Khan Academy is not
*Science of Math*-based, it is accessible and free, and there are Khan Academy classes that explicitly align with Eureka Math.