Active learning key to Maine math class success

11/21/2012 | (Maine)

Eighth-graders at a middle school in Maine are not learning math from a textbook this year. Instead, they are using a computer-based platform designed by in-house math teacher Alex Briasco-Brin. "It's set up for them to discover stuff instead of being told and monkey-see, monkey-do," he said. "This forces them to learn it themselves."

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