Mass. educators to offer geometry at 9th grade

01/28/2013 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Students at Milton High School in Massachusetts will start to see changes in math instruction next year. Instead of the traditional sequence of algebra, geometry, algebra 2, trigonometry, calculus or other upper-level math courses, students will get a mix of algebra and geometry and higher-level math during their first three years, as part of the Common Core State Standards. "The fact is that not everyone is terribly good at abstract thinking at age 14 and having the geometry there is what keeps them interested. But many of them never get to the geometry," said Milton School Committee Chairman Glenn Pavlicek.

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