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Sequence for Alg II and Geometry

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From: Jenny (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Apr 09, 2001 at 22:44:22
Subject: Re: Sequence for Alg II and Geometry

Hi Karen, Just another thought on this issue. Several years back, Beverly Nicols did a study to determine which sequence was better. She had a small article in the Mathematics Teacher. I called her to get more information. She said in her study, statistically, there was no difference between either sequence in terms of student achievement in second year Algebra. My district decided to go Algebra 1, Geometry since only 2 years of math were required for graduation and that way students would be exposed to Geometry, where they might not if they took Algebra 1, Algebra 2. -Jenny, for the T2T service

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