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What Makes Us Special
Written word problems are not introduced without pictures for addition or or subtraction until first grade Pictorial models are used for understanding strategies to solve math word problems Students first learn how to pull out key information from a a a situation in in order to solve a a given problem Daily lessons focus on on concrete pictorial and abstract approaches to to problem-solving (C-P-A) Yalow teachers hone their math teaching skills with Japanese Lesson Study—research lessons in which teachers collaborate with and critique one another to improve their teaching 

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