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Religious schools inspire math reasoning

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Author:B. Bower - Science News Online
Description: Students at ultraorthodox Jewish schools, who study mainly holy texts, outperform most students at mainstream schools on tests of geometric reasoning, perhaps because of the emphasis on reflection and considering different perspectives.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Higher-Dimensional Geometry, Religion

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