South Dakota district slowly changes math teaching methods

11/15/2009 | Rapid City Journal (S.D.), The

Seven years ago, a South Dakota school district adopted the inquiry-based teaching method, which emphasizes collaboration and hands-on learning. But while some educators and parents say the method has been proven to work, some teachers are still using traditional lessons, leading to concerns about inconsistency for students. "I don't know a teacher who hasn't had a mix of traditional and inquiry," one teacher said. " ... It's the person up in the front who makes the difference."

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