Teachers: Students learn more using Singapore math method

01/24/2010 | Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

Teachers in a Kentucky district say students are responding to a math curriculum that mirrors lessons in Singapore. The rigorous method focuses on an understanding of math, rather than memorization, and students take on fewer concepts than they would in traditional classes. "I know I'm teaching math at a much higher level now than I ever taught it before, and the students are grasping it more quickly," one teacher said.

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