Intensified Algebra program helps freshman stay on track for success

Submitted by admin_lr56 on Tue, 2013-10-22 12:33

Researchers in curriculum development at UIC’s Learning Sciences Research Institute know that successful, small-scale education reforms can sometimes lose their spark when they're introduced to a wider audience of classrooms and schools. LSRI researcher Jim Lynn and his team set out to investigate how to help struggling ninth-graders succeed in algebra. Even in the early stages the Intensified Algebra Project showed promise beyond the research setting.