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The Conversation: Why teachers are letting students solve math problems in lots of different ways

The Conversation: Why teachers are letting students solve math problems in lots of different ways

Cristina De Simone, a Ph.D. student in Mathematics Education at York University, Canada, and Tori Trajanovski, a Ph.D. student in Education at York U, write about teachers who are now moving beyond traditional ways of teaching math and shifting towards evidence-based equitable teaching and assessment practices.

The Conversation: Are ‘top scholar’ students really so remarkable — or are teachers inflating their grades?

The Conversation: Are ‘top scholar’ students really so remarkable — or are teachers inflating their grades?

Professor and Jean Augustine Chair in Education, Community & Diaspora, Carl E. James, writes about a recent Toronto Star investigation into grade inflation and whether it's holding top students back and setting others up to fail. James analyzed top scholar media coverage, STEM study, and teacher-student relations to understand this upward trend.

Less Distant Horizons

Less Distant Horizons

Trailblazing first-generation York students share their experiences with equity, community and their peers in a new book

Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program

Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program

The Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) is a part-time interdisciplinary cohort-based Master’s program that brings together professionals from varied education contexts to learn together how to best serve their immediate communities.