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Author:Star, Jon R.; Rittle-Johnson, Bethany; and Newton, Kristie J.
Description: Evaluating the value of students explaining contrasting examples. With funding from the Institute for Education Sciences and the National Science Foundation (NSF), this project compared learning from contrasting examples to learning from sequentially presented examples. See project publications; presentations; and the assessments, interview protocols, and other materials from the Contrasting Cases curriculum.

Levels: Middle School (6-8)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Research Centers
Math Topics: Basic Algebra, Patterns/Relationships
Math Ed Topics: Specific Math Concepts/Techniques, Teaching Styles/Practices, Writing/Communication in Math, Math Ed Research/Reform

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