Brand: Pearson / Prentice Hall


  • Publish Date: 2009-02-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Randall I. Charles;Bonnie McNemar;Alma Ramirez

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Prentice Hall Mathematics: Courses 1, 2, 3 and Algebra Readiness 2010

Algebra Readiness

Algebra Readiness is designed for the middle school learner and provides a smooth transition from Course 1 and Course 2 Math.

Students of all levels benefit from the structured leveled set of exercises in the homework sections. First, students practice by example. Next, they apply the skills they have learned, and finally, students are challenged with problems that require them to apply concepts on an accelerated level. The Go For Help icon refers students back to examples for help on similar problems previously introduced in the chapter. Topics covered include algebraic expressions and integers, solving one-step equations and inequalities, area and volume, and linear functions.

Prentice Hall Mathematics maintains the quality content for which Prentice Hall is known, with the research-based approach students need. Daily, integrated intervention and powerful test prep help all students master the standards and prepare for high-stakes assessments.

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Know You Are Effective

Feel confident about the program s strong authorship, proven student success, and wide range of built-in opportunities to assess your students understanding.

Build Life Long Learners

Know that you are preparing your students for algebra and beyond by developing their problem solving skills, improving their conceptual understanding, and providing them with the tools they ll need for ongoing success.

Features and Benefits

Guided Problem Solving
Take the mystery out of word problems with our step-by-step support!

Differentiated Instruction
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Research and Validity

The Research Study - Behind the Scenes

PRES Associates, an independent research firm, conducted a study to assess the effectiveness of Prentice Hall Middle School Math in helping students attain critical mathematics skills during the 2007-2008 school year. The evaluation study employed a randomized control trial (RCT) design, which was utilized to meet the rigorous standards of the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC). The study was conducted across 5 schools in CO, FL, KY, MI, and NY. The sample included 15 teachers and 922 students in the seventh grade. The students were assessed at the beginning and end of the year with the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS), Group Mathematics Assessment and Diagnostic Evaluation (GMADE), and Balanced Assessment of Mathematics (BAM) assessments.

Successful Results with Prentice Hall Middle School Math!

In only the first year of use, students at all ability levels using Prentice Hall Middle School Mathshowed significant improvement in the areas of:

  • Math concepts and estimation
  • Math vocabulary
  • Problem-solving and interpretation
  • Communicating mathematical ideas
  • Math computation

In addition, students who used Prentice Hall Middle School Mathshowed a significantly greater gain in math computation skills as compared to students who used other math programs.

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