Category – Algebra Readiness

March 2, 2016

News Release: Reasoning Mind’s State Contract Renewed in Texas

Funding authorized by the 84 th Texas Legislature will allow qualifying public schools to use Reasoning Mind’s award-winning online math program at no cost through 2017. HOUSTON, TEXAS —For the fourth consecutive biennium, math education nonprofit Reasoning Mind has been…

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April 25, 2014

Know Your Data: The Quasi-Experiment

What is a quasi-experiment? A quasi-experiment is a type of study that can estimate the effect of something by comparing its influence on two groups made up of people who are similar but were not randomly assigned to the groups….

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April 21, 2014

Do You Know Your Data?

“If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything.”– Ronald Harry Coase, British economist and Nobel laureate Research and data can guide advancements in education and hasten their widespread adoption. By using appropriate, proven methods of research…

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April 11, 2014

Why Every Student Needs to Master Mental Math

If you place a new piece of music in front of an accomplished professional musician, he or she likely will be able to play at least the main melody and harmony lines without a struggle. An experienced “sight reader” can…

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April 9, 2014

The New SAT and Algebra: What Every Parent Needs to Know

The College Board unveiled the  new SAT  at the SXSWedu conference last month. Optional essay, “real world” contexts, and no more esoteric vocabulary words — the changes are many. Test takers beginning in 2016 also will see a new math section that…

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