Method for teaching math could help students learn more quickly

More than 150 ninth- and 10th-grade math teachers throughout Kentucky are testing new classroom strategies for helping students master math concepts. The formative assessment is focused on training educators to better understand their students' individual learning needs. "Instead of giving them the answer, the teachers are there to guide them in the process to get the right answer," one principal said. "It teaches the kids how to struggle and succeed in math."

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