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Chicago Math program

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From: Judy (for Teacher2Teacher Service)
Date: Dec 29, 1998 at 23:25:01
Subject: Re: Chicago math program

You got a very good description of the Chicago Math program from
Marielouise, particularly for secondary.  I've taught the elementary level
now for 5 years in grades 1-5.  The program was funded by among other
entities the NSF. Besides being called Chicago Math , the elem. component is
known as Everyday Math.

It is an exciting program that takes a real life  approach to math.  The
students are challenged to extend themselves and find alternative solutions
to problems.  The curriculum takes a spiral approach rather than a straight-
line unit approach.  If you have more questions, feel free to send them in
or call the 800 number Marielouise gave you.

 -Judy, for the Teacher2Teacher service

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