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2014-09-15 23:11:15

Middle School Uses Common Core Coach To Achieve Learning Goals New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Lee County Middle School in Beattyville, Kent. improved student math proficiency after implementing Common Core Coach from Triumph Learning, producer of critically acclaimed K-12 texts and interactive digital tools. Lee County Middle School used the program to help students master Common Core math skills. “With Common Core Coach, we were able to prepare our teachers and students for...

2014-09-09 12:33:50

NEW YORK, Sept 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM), the award-winning after-school math program renowned for developing excellence in mathematics and lifelong critical thinking skills, marks its entry into the New York market with the opening of two math schools - in Brooklyn and Port Washington. The move comes in response to growing demand for advanced after-school math education from families of K-12 children in these communities....

2014-09-03 16:25:38

Everyday Mathematics 4 Continues Legacy of Transforming Math Education that Inspired more than 10 Million Students Globally NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon the highly effective K-6 program's 30 years of success and innovation in the classroom, McGraw-Hill Education today announced the launch of Everyday Mathematics 4®, the first alternative core program that can be fully implemented digitally. Developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project in...

2014-08-28 23:11:46

Shmoop’s fresh content will engage students as they get over the back-to-school slump. Mountain View, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Summer is coming to a close, and everything’s about to kick into high gear again—but not without Shmoop’s help. Shmoop University (http://www.shmoop.com), a digital curriculum company that aims to make learning fun and accessible, has loads of new content ready for the 2014-2015 school year. Shmoop’s videos and Learning Guides cover all...

2014-08-23 23:00:31

Fun handwriting worksheets and cute lunchbox notes have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Teach writing the fun way with adorable worksheets and activity sheets. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teach writing the fun way. Fun handwriting worksheets and cute lunchbox notes have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Adorable worksheets can make the next handwriting session a bit more exciting. Kids Activities Blog is featuring a fun set of worksheets and activity sheets each...

2014-08-19 23:11:37

In first year of implementation, students see significant gains with students in blended learning reading classrooms on average exceeding their NWEA growth expectations by 50% (growing 1.5 years in a single year) and students in math blended classrooms on average exceeding the NWEA expected growth by 21% (growing 1.21 years in a single year). Students in blended classrooms also outperformed their peers in non-blended classrooms. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 The Enlarged City...

2014-06-06 09:51:39

UBC The key to helping students learn complicated math is to understand how to apply it to new ideas and make learning more interactive, according to a new study by UBC researchers. Pre-class assignments, small group discussions and clicker quizzes improve students’ ability to grasp tricky first-year calculus concepts. Students taught in such active-engagement classes were 10 per cent more likely to understand key concepts on subsequent quizzes, according to the study published The...

2014-05-20 12:39:53

PROGRAM RESULTS IN 70 PERCENT IMPROVEMENT IN STUDENT SCORES LEADING TO ADOPTION BY TWO ADDITIONAL DISTRICT SCHOOLS KENDALL PARK, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tabtor Math, an iPad-based learning program, announced today that students participating in the pilot program at Greenbrook Elementary School, part of South Brunswick school District, improved their math test scores by an average of 70 percent. As a result of the success, two additional South Brunswick School District...

2014-05-12 12:36:36

Applauds 200 Organizations and Implores Them To "Keep Working Together:" "Our Kids and Our Future Depend on It" NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama, in a pre-recorded video for 100Kin10's third annual Summit, applauded 100Kin10, its partner organizations, and their collective success in their commitment to "train and recruit more than 40,000 STEM teachers by 2016 and to encourage more of these talented educators to stay in the classroom longer." The...

2014-05-07 08:38:50

HERNDON, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education(TM) today announced it is expanding its comprehensive portfolio of more than 500 unique online and blended courses and titles for pre-K through 12(th) grade with more than 25 new additions for the 2014-2015 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85200 Fuel Education's catalog now features multiple new math courses for middle and high school students, new electives designed to...


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