An article in Education week talks about the importance of personalizing Algebra for struggling students.  It makes it more relevant and helps students understand the context more completely.

The students who received personalized word problems solved them faster and more accurately than students who received the standard questions, particularly when it came to translating the story scenarios into symbolic equations….Moreover, the strongest effects occurred for students who were struggling the most before personalization.”

Take a look at the whole article and let us know what you think.

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