example-based math assignments for 4th and 5th graders


These are not ordinary math assignments.

These aren't ordinary assignments in the way they look or the way they were developed. A SERP partnership team led by Dr. Julie Booth (Temple University) with teachers from six districts set out to create nearly 150 example-based assignments that fit into the routines of 4th and 5th grade classrooms.

Each assignment targets common math mistakes and concepts through worked examples that are marked as either correct or incorrect. Students then get to work a similar problem independently.

Development of MathByExample was led by Julie Booth (Temple University) through a SERP collaboration with several school districts. The collaboration has been supported to conduct this work by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305A150456 to Strategic Education Research Partnership Institute. The information provided does not represent views of the funders


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