Even though the Singapore method has won acclaim from researchers, no large urban or suburban school system in the United States has fully embraced it.That is the problem.
D.C.’s Bruce-Monroe school faces challenges as it tries Singapore math method
By Bill Turque, Published: June 6
When was the last time a large urban or suburban school system embraced methods that have won acclaim from researchers?
Speaking of acclaim from researchers, I opened up my latest issue of Direct Instruction News and spotted the name of the elementary school in my town: the very same elementary school two of our kids attended ... and there it was, inside the pages of a publication about Direct Instruction ----
I was gobsmacked.
Turns out the BOCES program housed inside the school is using SRA programs.
A person on the DI list says some of the BOCES programs have been using SRA programs for 5 years now!