What are the concepts within core math topics that students struggle to understand in particular?

Under the direction of Melendy Lovett, president of education technology for Texas Instruments, that was the question TI recently set out to answer.

The company partnered with Gail Burrill, an instructor in the department of teacher education at Michigan State University, and Thomas Dick, a professor of mathematics and coordinator of collegiate mathematics education at Oregon State University, to find out which math topics students traditionally struggle with more than others.

Burrill and her team of researchers at Michigan State, and Dick and his team of researchers at...

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