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<p>Elgin Middle School sixth grader Allison Graves sits at a computer in math class, using a program called Think Through Math to practice fractions.</p><p>“Your friend gave you a bag of candy," she reads. "There are 36 red candies and 27 green candies. What is the ratio of green candies to red candies?”</p><p>The online math program takes Graves through each lesson step by step. She collects points for correct answers and competes against classmates and other Texas students.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/146249322&color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe>Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:11 +0000Kate McGee10290 at http://kut.orgAre Common Core and Texas Teaching Standards Really That Different?