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2013-10-08 12:33:17

Two New Math Programs Help Georgia Students and Teachers Meet More Rigorous Common Core State Standards PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning Inc., publisher of K-12 mathematics curricula and professional development services, announced today that the Georgia State Board of Education has reviewed and recommended two newly developed high school programs aligned to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS): Carnegie Learning CCGPS Analytic Geometry and...

2013-06-20 12:25:18

Large-Scale, Random Controlled Field Survey by the RAND Corporation Finds Students Improved by an Average of Eight Percentile Points in Algebra WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently completed research funded by the U.S. Department of Education and independently conducted by the RAND Corporation revealed a statistically significant impact of eight percentile points for students who used Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I. (View the multimedia...

2013-06-19 08:27:01

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Thursday, two scientists with the RAND Corporation and Carnegie Learning, Inc. will be discussing a recently completed, government-funded, randomized field trial of a promising Algebra I curriculum. The study, one of the largest overseen by the Department of Education in the past decade, examined the effectiveness of Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor ® Algebra I curriculum, an innovative intervention developed by cognitive and...

2013-04-16 12:30:45

New Common Core Program to Help Students and Teachers Meet More Rigorous Standards PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah State Board of Education has approved Carnegie Learning Integrated Math I: A Common Core Program for purchase with state education funds designated for instructional materials. The curriculum was reviewed through Utah's annual Recommended Primary Instructional Materials process and is approved through December 31, 2016. (Logo:...

2013-04-02 12:29:30

Carnegie Mellon University Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience Professor Helped Develop the Software Tutor that Thinks Like a Math Student PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) professor John R. Anderson, whose human thought and cognition research has revolutionized how we learn, is receiving the Association for Psychological Science's (APS) William James Lifetime Achievement Award for Basic Research. The award, APS's highest honor, recognizes...

2013-03-28 16:24:11

Project to Explore How Non-Cognitive Factors Influence Personalized Learning PITTSBURGH, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), has received a two-year $1.4 million contract from Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) to test how cognitive and non-cognitive factors together affect learning. The ADL laboratories, located in Alexandria, VA and Orlando, FL, prototype and test learning technologies and...

2012-10-03 06:25:52

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Department of Education has approved Carnegie Learning's suite of math curricula as preferred basal instructional materials through June 2018. Adopted materials include Carnegie Learning MATHia® software for middle grades 6-8 and Carnegie Learning Bridge to Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II textbooks and Cognitive Tutor® software for high school students. All programs provide highly individualized, student-centered...

2012-07-11 06:30:31

PITTSBURGH, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Department of Education has adopted Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II software as preferred supplemental instructional material for students in grades 9-12 through June 2018. The research-based adaptive learning math program can support Carnegie Learning textbooks or a district's existing program as intervention or accelerated instruction. Based on more than two decades of cognitive science...

2012-06-28 06:30:31

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1200 freshmen in nine West Virginia high schools will be a step ahead this fall when they are introduced to new math curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Standards and Objectives, the state's implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Mathematical Practices. Regional Education Services Agency (RESA) 6 in the Northern Panhandle has received funding from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to implement Carnegie Learning Math...

2011-05-24 10:11:00

PITTSBURGH, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve Pittsburgh city high schools are implementing Carnegie Learning® Bridge to Algebra to improve math learning for students with individualized education plans. The blended software and textbook solution was adopted as an intervention program for 300 Pittsburgh Public Schools students in the 2010-2011 school year and the software was also used in after school programs. The program will be implemented again in 2011-12....