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Principal Investigator: Maria Blanton**<= br>Co-PI:**Rena Stroud**Funder:**<= span style=3D"color: rgb(0,0,0);">U.S. Department of Education (IES)**Website:**LEAP

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=**Princip= al Investigator:**Maria Bl= anton**Funders:**The National Science Foundation This project is testing the effective= ness of a comprehensive, longitudinal early algebra intervention in element= ary grades 3-5 on middle-school algebra-readiness. More = =C2=BB

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**Princip= al Investigator:**Mar= ia Blanton**Funder**:The National Science Foundation**Websit= e**: Children's Understanding of RelationshipsThis project aims to understand specific ways in = which grades K-2 children begin to think algebraically. It will identify ho= w children understand mathematical relationships, how they represent the re= lationships they notice, and how they use these relationships as building b= locks for more sophisticated thinking. More = =C2=BB=20 - =20
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**Princip= al Investigator:**Maria Bl= anton**Fun= ders:**The National Science Foundation**Website:**&= nbsp;Project LEAPThe project is a unique and time-sensitive opportunity to extend ou= r current NSF-funded research on the impact of a 3-year, longitudinal early= algebra intervention on children=E2=80=99s algebra readiness for middle gr= ades. More =C2=BB

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**Princip= al Investigator:**Andee Rubi= n**Funder= s:**= National Science F= oundation**Website:**http://tma.mit.edu/**Website:**In collaboration with MIT and leading mathematics educators studying ea= rly algebraic reasoning,TERC is designing and implementing a computational = toolset with which elementary students can construct and share mathematical= proofs in the service of learning to be competent algebraic reasoners. More =C2=BB**Website:**=20**Website:**