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Should students be taking algebra in7th and 8th grade?
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Teaching Blog Addict: Student Math Journals

Teaching Blog Addict: Student Math Journals | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
Are you ready for a handy resource to create student math journals throughout the school year?!? My Math Journal Pages {Templates} download offers over 30 pages to support students' mathematical understanding and written ...

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Studies Question Value of Early Algebra Lessons

Studies Question Value of Early Algebra Lessons | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it

Researchers say middle school algebra classes may do more harm than good for students already struggling with math.  This article points out in 2 different parts of the country that advancing students ahead in math can actually be detrimental.  Since our nation wants more students to take upper math courses, then we need to figure out the optimum timing for each student to be 'launched' into algebra.  If it comes too early even for a moderately good math student they can end up 'feelin' that they are not good at math, causing them to not take upper level courses in high school.

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Math Anxiety Linked With Differences In Brain Functioning, Study Finds - The Huffington Post

Math Anxiety Linked With Differences In Brain Functioning, Study Finds - The Huffington Post | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
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Math education: What's the problem? | eSchool News

Math education: What's the problem? | eSchool News | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
A new report from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) tackles the U.S. algebra and mathematics dilemma and is the latest to suggest that not all students should be pushed to take algebra in the eighth grade.
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How Early Exposure To Algebra Affects Students | HowToLearn.com

How Early Exposure To Algebra Affects Students | HowToLearn.com | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
California has led the country in efforts to introduce algebra concepts in lower grades.
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Teaching Paradox » Organizing your Math Work

Teaching Paradox » Organizing your Math Work | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
As a result, one student suggested we make a poster to help us remember some good points for organizing our work. As a class we brainstormed and then went onto Powerpoint and made a little digital poster.

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Algebra Too Soon? It's Not a Matter of Age, But Lack of Prerequisite Knowledge (Blog)

Algebra Too Soon? It's Not a Matter of Age,  But Lack of Prerequisite Knowledge (Blog) | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
Why algebra is not just a math class to “survive and pass,”...
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The Aftermath of taking Algebra Early (Duke University)

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Algebra for 7th Grader? - Ask The Dean

Algebra for 7th Grader? - Ask The Dean | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
Question: I have a son entering the 7th grade. There are some students who are starting Algebra I this year.
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New Research Reveals Downsides of Taking Algebra Earlier

New Research Reveals Downsides of Taking Algebra Earlier | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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No More Dodging: Calif. Must Decide On Algebra Or Common Core

No More Dodging: Calif. Must Decide On Algebra Or Common Core | Algebra Early? | Scoop.it
This story comes to us courtesy of Silicon Valley Education Foundation's Thoughts On Public Education blog, TopEd.org.
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