From Here to There

A Dynamic Technology to Promote Algebraic Understanding

From Here to There is a research project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). The project aims to test the efficacy of From Here to There, a dynamic technology designed to promote algebraic thinking, in comparison to two other educational technology.

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We worked with 7th-grade teachers and students during the SY 2020-2021! This website provides information for you about the research study, the evidence-backed technologies used, and the benefits for your teachers and students. 

If you would like to learn more about the project, we would love to hear from you! For questions or to participate, contact us at

A copy of the 2020 results from The Efficacy of From Here to There Study: Examining the impacts of algebra performance in two technology interventions is available here

The project is housed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, in collaboration with Graspable Math, ASSISTments, Indiana University, University of Maine, and Westat.