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Four Boosting Math Messages from Jo and Her Students

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Student Stories

Girl, Grade 12

I used to be good at math in elementary school when we were using numbers all the time and solving problems. Then, when I got to middle school everything changed! We started using variables, which I did not get why not just use numbers! And our assignments…

Boy, grade 11

My math classes were hard. In 8th grade I had a really hard time in algebra. I just couldn’t get the answers. It was so confusing. Then my 8th grade teacher started showing me different ways to understand. He used graphs and tables and pictures. He never…

Girl, grade 12

I like math. I am pretty good at it. When I took algebra I did ok. I felt I really understood it. I passed the state test. But then I got my class schedule for the next year and they had put me back in algebra! I…

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