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Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Elementary Mathematics
Elementary School Mathematics

Scott Foresman–Addison Wesley Elementary Mathematics was found to have mixed effects on mathematics achievement for elementary school students.

Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Elementary Mathematics is a core curriculum for students at all ability levels in kindergarten through grade 6. The program supports students’ understanding of key math concepts and skills, and it covers a range of mathematical content across grades. The curriculum focuses on questioning strategies, problem-solving skills, embedded assessment, and exercises tailored to students of different ability levels. The program provides explicit problem-solving instruction, hands-on activities, and opportunities to extend students’ mathematical understanding through reading and writing connections.

Findings

3
studies that met standards out of
7
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
General Mathematics Achievement Mixed effects 1-5 --

Last Updated: May 2013

Race

Asian
8%
Black
25%
Native American
1%
White
47%
Not specified
5%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
19%
Not Hispanic
81%

Gender

Male: 51%
Female: 49%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

42%

English Learners

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10%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Rural
Suburban
Urban

Locations

CT, NJ, NY, MN, MO, OH, FL, KY, MS, SC, TX, VA, NV, WA, WY
Midwest, Northeast, South, West
Note: This summary only includes data from studies that reported sample information. The Intervention Report may include evidence from other studies that met standards, but did not report sample information.


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica under contract ED-IES-13-C-0010.

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