Extending the Simcalc Approach to Grade 8 Mathematics


Roschelle, J., Tatar, D., Shechtman, N., Hegedus, S., Hopkins, B., Knudsen, J., & Dunn, M. (2007). Extending the SimCalc approach to grade 8 mathematics (SimCalc Technical Report 02). Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.


In a second randomized experiment SRI International (SRI) and its partners replicated the approach of their seventh-grade experiment, extending the SimCalc approach to eighthgrade mathematics. We found that eighth-grade students learned more mathematics when their teachers used SimCalc curriculum and software in place of their traditional curriculum.

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