Teacher tactics help eighth-graders master advanced math

12/28/2007 | Deseret News (Salt Lake City), The

Although 55% of the students at Provo, Utah-based Dixon Middle School qualify for free or reduced-rate lunch, students in the school's eighth-grade geometry classes have been performing above the state average on the Criterion Referenced Tests since 2004. The school attributes the success to various teaching techniques, including requiring students to take lecture notes in math classes and administering review tests.

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