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ERIC Number: ED483315
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
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Success for Ohio: MathWings Schools in Ohio Gain on Ohio Proficiency Tests
Success for All Foundation
MathWings is the mathematics program of the Success for All Foundation, a non-profit organization that develops and disseminates school reform programs originally developed at Johns Hopkins University. MathWings, based on NCTM standards, emphasizes the use of cooperative learning, problem solving, and metacognitive strategies to help all children succeed in mathematics. Ohio schools implementing the Success for All Foundation's MathWings program made outstanding gains on the 2004 Ohio Proficiency Test-Mathematics scale. From 2003 to 2004, fourth graders in MathWings schools gained an average of 12.8 percentage points in students scoring at or above the proficient level on the Ohio Proficiency Test. Other Ohio schools gained 7.2 points.
Descriptors: Grade 4, Scoring, Mathematics, Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Metacognition, Cooperative Learning, Achievement Tests, Achievement Gains, State Standards
Success for All Foundation, 200 W. Towsontown Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21204-5200. Tel: 800-548-4998 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: Success for All Foundation, Baltimore, MD.