Sparks, S. D. (2019, April 08). Algebra for 3rd Graders? Retrieved April 10, 2019.

Algebra is considered the keystone of students’ understanding of higher mathematics, and districts across the country have moved to introduce the course in middle school rather than high school. But studies previewed at the American Educational Research Association meeting here suggest students can understand and benefit from being introduced to algebraic concepts even in elementary school.

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