Intensive questioning builds math skills, enthusiasm

01/3/2013 | Detroit News, The

Teachers in Detroit say students' attitudes about math have changed dramatically since they implemented a 15-week program in which teachers pepper students with questions -- allowing them to back up their answers -- rather than giving them the solutions. The program is operated through the nonprofit Project SEED, which sends trained math specialists to teach high-level math in urban districts where students may be struggling with the subject.

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