The TouchMath Program and Its Effect on the Performance of First Graders
To conduct this study, Strand established experimental and control groups of first-grade children. Group 1 teachers were instructed on the use of the TouchMath system. Children in their classrooms were exposed to the method in addition to their standard Addison Wesley textbook series.
Group 2 teachers taught their first-grade children mathematics in the same manner they previously had, using Addison Wesley only.
Results of the study indicated: