Spotlight on Algebra

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The Education Week Spotlight on Algebra is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • Preparing students in middle school for high school algebra
  • Improving students’ algebra performance with practical instructional tips
  • Offering students the firm foundation in fractions essential to later algebra success
  • Integrating a “global perspective” into math instruction on a classroom level

You get the six articles below in a downloadable PDF.

New research suggests that word problems might be easier to grasp and more beneficial at the beginning, rather than the end, of a math lesson.
December 3, 2014 – Education Week

"Fraction camps" are just one technique researchers are exploring in their efforts to help students get a better grasp of one of the most troublesome topics in basic mathematics.
July 18, 2013 – Education Week

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