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Making math fun, exciting at Claxton Middle
Melissa Gardner focuses on her 7th graders
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Melissa Gardner, center, a seventh-grade math teacher at Claxton Middle, teaches a class earlier this week. - photo by CRYSTAL WALKER/Staff
CLAXTON - In a recent interview, Claxton Middle School teacher Melissa Gardner provided the U.S. Department of Education a framework for implementing six elements of an effective math lesson for their Doing What Works (DWW) website. Gardner was asked to contribute when Claxton Middle was chosen to participate in the federal research-based online program. The DWW website was created to help teachers, schools, districts, states, and technical assistance providers implement research-based instructional practice.
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