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algebra in elementary
Posted:
Nov 20, 1995 8:09 AM


Elementary can learn basic algebra concepts via manipulatives as early as third grade. The "Standards" advocates introducing these concepts early. My question would be this: Is elementary math becoming an introduction curriculum (introduce geometry, introduce problem solving, introduce measurement, introduce fractions, introduce decimals, introduce number theory, introduce algebra, etc. early) rather than a take something and master it curriculum?



