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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...

2011-07-28 13:27:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has reported it found the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) 6-12 Curriculum to have a "potentially positive" effect on high school mathematics instruction. The announcement of the potentially positive rating, the second highest possible from the WWC, reaffirms McGraw-Hill Education's commitment to research-based instruction. McGraw-Hill Education currently offers three National Science...

2011-01-13 14:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Mathematics, offered by McGraw-Hill Education, is one of the most effective and the most widespread elementary school programs in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic states, according to U.S. Department of Education sources including the U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) and the department-funded Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Lab. A survey by the regional education lab tabulated the usage of instructional materials and...

2010-07-08 08:00:00

MADISONVILLE, Ky., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent Hopkins County, Kentucky, fifth grade mathematics competition, the schools receiving the top three prizes and top five scores overall used McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics® program, a structured, rigorous and research-based Pre-K-6 curriculum developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project that helps students learn mathematical reasoning and develop strong math skills. The winning fifth...

2010-07-07 08:26:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education announced today that Paul J. Karafiol and Matt Miller, authors of the company's prestigious third edition of UCSMP Grades 6-12 with the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, were recently named recipients of the 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Recognized for contributions to teaching and learning and an ability to help students make progress in mathematics and science,...

2010-06-24 08:45:00

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In Anderson County's Early Childhood Center, where they use McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics® program, kindergarteners have shown dramatic improvement in math achievement on standardized tests. Entering the 2009-2010 school year, these kindergarten students (over 300 students in all) placed in the 9th percentile nationally in math on the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test. By the end of...

2010-04-22 16:04:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the formula for primary and secondary math success among today's diverse, digital learners? The answer: Everyday Mathematics + UCSMP Grades 6-12. For the first time ever, the prestigious University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) is offering a continuous Pre-K-12 math curriculum through a single publisher - McGraw-Hill - which includes Everyday Mathematics® for Pre-K-6 students and UCSMP Grades 6-12 for middle...

2009-02-19 10:41:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Group/McGraw-Hill has begun publishing the third edition of UCSMP Advanced Algebra. Appropriate for Grade Levels 10-12, UCSMP Advanced Algebra emphasizes facility with algebraic expressions and forms, especially linear and quadratic forms, powers and roots, and functions based on these concepts. Students study logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial, and other special functions both for their abstract properties and as tools for modeling real-world...

2008-11-12 18:00:16

CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky Department of Education has selected UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra, published by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, for its state math adoption. The secondary school programs correlate with state standards and offer enriched content, real-world applications to problem solving, and integrated use of technology. UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra -- available at WrightGroup.com -- were developed by the University of Chicago...

2008-11-10 21:00:11

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh students continue to make substantial gains in reading and mathematics achievement on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), according to the 2007-2008 student achievement results for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. The District adopted the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill K-6 reading and language arts curriculum, Treasures, in 2005-2006 and has used Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics program for approximately 14 years. The annual...


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