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 Jun 2022

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The Algebra Project was born.At its core, the project is a fivestep philosophy of teaching that can be applied to any concept: Physical experience. Pictorial representation. People talk (explain it in your own words). Feature talk (put it into proper English). Symbolic representation.
The five step philosophy of the Algebra Project:  physical experience  pictorial representation  people talk (explain it in your own words)  feature talk (put it into proper English)  symbolic representation
"people talk" within the Algebra project is an example of the Feynman technique at work
Link this to Sonke Ahrens' method for improving understanding. Are there research links to this within their work?



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There are efforts that actually do work to decrease educational gaps: these include Bob Moses’ Algebra Project, Adrian Mims’ (contact person for one of the letters) Calculus Project, Jaime Escalante (from “stand and deliver”) math program, and the Harlem Children’s Zone.
Mathematical education programs that are attempting to decrease educational gaps:  Bob Moses' Algebra Project  Adrian Mims' Calculus Project  Jaime Escalante math program  Harlem Children's Zone
