A synthesis of empirical research on teaching mathematics to low-achieving students

Author: 
Baker, S., Gersten, R., & Lee, D.S.
Year: 
2002

This meta-analysis synthesizes the research on the effects of interventions designed to improve mathematics achievement of students considered low achieving or at risk for failure. It examined the effects of experimental studies that used five categories of interventions, including providing ongoing feedback, peer tutoring, parent support, use of explicit instruction, and computer- assisted instruction.

Type: 
Research
Common Core State Standards: 
Construct Viable Arguments
Make Sense of Problems
Instructional Strategies: 
Interacting With Peers
Thinking Aloud
Understanding Problems
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Differentiation

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