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The Expert Mathematician
Middle School Math

The Expert Mathematician was found to have a potentially positive effect on math achievement.

The Expert Mathematician is designed to help middle school students develop the thinking processes for mathematical applications and communication. A 3-year program of instruction, The Expert Mathematician uses a software and print materials package with 196 lessons that teach the Logo programming language. Each lesson ranges from 40–120 minutes. A test of unit concepts is administered at the end of each instructional unit. The curriculum covers general mathematics, pre-algebra, and algebra I.

Findings

1
study that met standards out of
1
eligible study reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
General Mathematics Achievement Potentially positive effects 8
 
 
14

Last Updated: October 2006

Race

White
97%

Gender

Male: 46%
Female: 54%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Suburban

Locations

MO
Midwest
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 American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

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