The successful teaching and learning of mathematics plays an increasingly important role in ensuring that U.S. students have the right skills required to compete in a 21st century global economy.
Recent research examines student-centered teaching techniques that create lively classroom environments, helping students see math as a real-world tool with personal value. Other briefs focus on strategies to promote student success, especially in algebra, a gateway course for high school graduation and enrollment in college.
AIR researchers also analyze how U.S. student performance in math stacks up against international standards.
Read our latest work on mathematics teaching and learning, curriculum review, research-based instructional practices, and international comparisons.