Following are links to the most frequent education research references and other related articles that I make in my writing or speaking.

**Numeracy’s Impact on Learning Higher Level Math**

**Early Predictors of Mathematics Achievement and Mathematics Learning Difficulties**, Nancy Jordan, University of Delaware**Early Math Matters: Kindergarten Number Competence and Later Mathematics Outcomes**, Nancy Jordan, University of Delaware**The Importance of Number Sense to Mathematics Achievement in First and Third Grades**, Nancy Jordan, University of Delaware

**Instructional Strategies**

**Content Knowledge for Teaching**, Deboarh Ball,*Journal of Teacher Education*

**Stereotype Threat for Women and Ethnic Minorities**

**Choke**, Sian Beilock, University of Chicago

#### Model Schools

**Adlai E. Stevenson**, Lincolnshire, IL**All Things PLC**, Rick DuFour**The Case of Railside High School**, Jo Boaler, University of Sussex

#### Grouping Within Heterogeneous Classes

**Is Ability Grouping the Way to Go?**, Robert Slavin,**Classroom Instruction That Works**, Robert Marzano**Does Active Learning Work?**Michael Prince, Bucknell Univeristy

#### Tracking Students is Detrimental

**Grouping Kids by Ability is Harmful**, Jo Boaler, University of Sussex

#### Collaboration vs. Competition

**Why Employees at Apple and Google Are More Productive**,*Fast Company***The Right Way to Start a Meeting**,*Harvard Business Review*