Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Inconsistent Math Curricula Hurting US Students, Study Finds

Reading this headline in my inbox from Science Daily, I wrongly thought it might be about dialetheism, "Oh, so this is what happens when inconsistent mathematics is taught to students!". But, apparently not. It's about the effects of different levels of difficulty in mathematics curricula in different places.
A new study finds important differences in math curricula across U.S. states and school districts. The findings, published in the May issue of the American Journal of Education, suggest that many students across the country are placed at a disadvantage by less demanding curricula.
Interesting nonetheless.

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