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Special Fast Mathematics Classes During School [microform] : Algebra Taught Quickly by College Professors to Fourth through Seventh Graders / Julian C. Stanley
Bib ID 5291753
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Stanley, Julian C
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1975 
53 p. 
Summary

This paper reports an attempt to teach high school algebra quickly to students in grades 4-7. Twelve boys and 12 girls were taught by professors of the same sex for a total of 37 hours. Instruction took place in the students' regular schools. Twenty-one of the students finished the course, and 18 of these placed between the 49 and 99.4 percentile on a standardized algebra test. Five of the experimental students scored higher on this test than any eight-grade students in their school. Plans for a second-year algebra course are discussed. (Author/SD)

Notes

Availability: ERIC/SMEAC, The Ohio State University, 400 Lincoln Tower, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (on loan).

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Washington, D.C., March 30-April 3, 1975).

Educational level discussed: Elementary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Acceleration.  |  Achievement.  |  Algebra.  |  Elementary Education.  |  Elementary School Mathematics.  |  High Achievement.  |  Instruction.  |  Instructional Innovation.  |  Mathematics Education.  |  Professors.  |  Research.  |  Secondary School Mathematics.  |  Talent.
Form/genre Speeches/Meeting Papers.
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