It takes strong content knowledge and effective pedagogy to teach mathematics. Students develop a strong foundation in mathematics through well-crafted instruction that includes opportunities to solve complex problems, develop computational expertise, and apply logic and reasoning to mathematical equations. In the hands of skilled and dedicated teachers, students develop the kinds of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation skills essential for participation in a 21st century global economy.
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