The Expert Mathematician

Program basics

  • Three-year program to help middle-school students develop mathematical thinking and communications ability
  • Uses software and print materials in 196 lessons
  • Lessons range 40–120 minutes, often combining computer-based instruction with workbook activities

Strength of evidence

Evidence level: Strong (second-highest tier)


Strong (second-highest tier)

Ranked as having the second-highest level of evidence by the U.S. Department of Education What Works Clearinghouse

Target population

Middle school-aged children

Program cost

Not available

Implementation locations

  • Not available

Dates active


Outcomes and impact

  • Potentially positive effects on general math achievement
  • Math achievement outcomes improved by an average of 14 percentile points

Keys to successful implementation

  • Content currently under review

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