Recent Research on Math


ADHD students benefit more from binder organization system than planning, time-management interventions

A checklist that helped middle school students keep their papers organized in a school binder was more effective at helping students with ADHD complete their school work than other organizational-skills interventions, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies. Over 16 sessions, 23 middle school students participated in a… Tell Me More »


What prepares students for algebra

A new four-year study in Mississippi funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) will look at what works to get middle-schoolers ready for algebra in 8th grade. Mississippi requires students to pass Algebra I to graduate, but it has the largest achievement gap in the nation between rural and non-rural eighth graders, according to… Tell Me More »


Calif. schools use Mexican curriculum for math and science classes

Four Southern California high schools are helping more Latino students succeed in the math and science courses they need to go to college by offering rigorous bilingual math and science classes with an online curriculum from Mexico. Project SOL (Secondary Online Learning) is a collaborative effort between Gandara, the University of California system, and the… Tell Me More »

Elementary Pupils Counting With Teacher In Classroom

Study examines whether students benefit from math instructional coaching program

Deploying an instructional coaching program in a school requires a great deal of skill and finesse. Many administrators are all too familiar with the delicate politics and maneuvering that surround efforts to motivate teachers to make changes in their classrooms. Are these efforts worth it? Beyond creating professional development opportunities for the more receptive teachers,… Tell Me More »