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ERIC Number: EJ708395
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Dec-1
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Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Supermath: An Alternative Approach to Improving Math Performance in Grades 4 through 9
Pogrow, Stanley
Phi Delta Kappan, v86 n4 p297 Dec 2004
In this article, the author shares a decade's worth of experience in developing an approach to teaching math to upper-elementary and middle school students that simultaneously increases basic skills, improves problem solving, raises test scores, and sparks student interest in math. Sections include: (1) Background Of Supermath; (2) Description Of Supermath; (3) Supermath in the Hood; (4) Word Problem Processors; (5) Tuning In to Kids; and (6) Implications For Practice. (Contains 9 endnotes.)
Phi Delta Kappa International, Inc., 408 N. Union St., P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789. Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 5; Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001