Tag Archives: Hands-On Equations

Making Algebra Child’s Play

Making Algebra Child's Play In 1986, Dr. Henry Borenson revolutionized the teaching of algebra by developing a system that would enable children as young as 8 years of age to solve algebraic equations such as 4x + 3 = 3x + 10. After receiving a patent for Hands-On Equations, he started Borenson and Associates in…
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The Man Who Made Algebra Child’s Play

  The Man Who Made Algebra Child’s Play by Julia Steiny Dr. Henry Borenson began his career as a math teacher at Stuyvesant High School in New York City.  Like Boston Latin, Stuyvesant uses an exam to cream the best public-school students.  For those smartie pantses, algebra was a breeze.  Borenson’s biggest problem was the…
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