Often research is looked to for answers to questions regarding teaching practice. Understandably so-with schools looking to ensure that
students succeed in mathematics-educators want to know what curriculum or teaching strategies will ensure students' success, and they want the research to tell them. With the vast number of research studies available, the task of understanding what research says and how to apply it in classrooms can be daunting. The goal of this brief is to provide some guidance on how research can be helpful in guiding practice.
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