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Topic: Re: Elizabeth Green’s “Why D
o Americans Sti nk a t Math?”

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Bill Marsh

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From: Port Angeles, WA
Registered: 12/22/08
Re: Elizabeth Green’s “Why Do Americans Sti nk a
t Math?”

Posted: Jul 28, 2014 2:23 PM
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Hi, Haim,

Elizabeth Green did a nice follow up article:
Her item 5 mentions the math ed researcher Tom Carpenter. It would
be good for you to learn more about the Cognitively Guided Instruction
that he and others developed. I just discovered and began looking at
the wikipedia article on it:

My main interest these days is early math. I work with parents using
the materials described at blockfest.org in ways that parallel what
Ms. Green says. Similar ideas are discussed at

Until 2009 I didn't know there was any such thing as a preschool math
curriculum, but then I bought a prepublication copy of the book
described at http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12519 and read
it cover to cover. The following July this report was referenced in
Washington State's Early Learning Plan.

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