Effective Math Instruction For Low Achievers

The purpose of this review of the literature was to identify appropriate strategies to increase learning outcomes for low-achieving mathematics students. The authors identified 15 studies that met their selection criteria. Results suggest that low-achieving students benefit from specific feedback about their performance, peer tutoring, computer-assisted instruction, use of parents to support math instruction, and use of explicit, teacher-facilitated instructional approaches.
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Article
Common Core State Standards: 
Make Sense of Problems
Use Appropriate Tools Strategically
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Differentiation
Personalization

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