Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Revisiting Early Algebra

This morning, I picked up the Post's Metro section and saw For educators pushing eighth-grade algebra, an ‘F’ in brain science, an opinion piece by a former math teacher. Sound familiar? Let's check the way back machine. Oh, here it is in Early Algebra: Crushing Kids.

Setting a timeline for Algebra is a bad idea. It crushes kids' opinions of themselves and of math.

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