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May 22, 2015 5:53 pm - By in Math Learning

[Infographic] Algebra Readiness through Deeper Learning in Middle School

How Teachers Can Empower Students to Achieve with Confidence Read our latest white paper on Algebra Readiness through Deeper Learning in Middle School: Empowering Students and Teachers to Achieve with Confidence. Nearly 2/3 of 8th grade students scored below Proficient…

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May 6, 2015 4:35 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

DreamBox Learning® Math Wins a 2015 CODiE Award for Best PK-12 Personalized Learning Solution!

Delivering over a million personalized math lessons to elementary and middle school students across the U.S. and Canada is making a difference—and is also being recognized by education leaders. At the Education Industry Summit special awards reception and dinner in…

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May 6, 2015 12:11 am - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Four Out of School (OST) Math Programs to Raise Achievement

Want to print this? Click here to download a high-resolution PDF of the infographic. Though slowly improving over time, the most recent national assessments indicate that about six out of every ten 4th and 8th grade students are still not…

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April 29, 2015 7:13 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Are your students Algebra-ready?

It's that time of year again! The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, spring break has ended, and math recommendations for the next school year are due. As a professional who has spent the last 7 to 8 months…

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April 29, 2015 6:49 pm - By in Blended Learning, Blogs, From DreamBox

Blending Better: Teaching Competencies for the Blended Learning Educator

We are lucky to be educators at a time when the education model is finally shifting. The century-old tradition of direct teaching is in the process of adapting to a much more personalized experience, and technology plays a very important…

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April 20, 2015 6:21 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Success in Algebra Requires Deeper Learning

The Reality of Learning Gaps in My Classroom The first year I taught tenth grade Geometry, I gave my students a bonus* problem on the final that required them to use what they had learned the year before in Algebra…

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April 20, 2015 5:51 pm - By in Blogs, Math Learning

Math Outside the School Day: Focus on Process, not Content

When a student struggles with math, many schools find ways to provide that individual with additional time to learn the subject. While some schools schedule a supplementary math class for the student during the school day, other schools develop or…

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March 12, 2015 6:26 pm - By in Blogs, From DreamBox

#SXSWedu recap through our lens!

Phew, are we are exhausted! Following a packed week of ed-tech conversations and inspiring presentations that confirmed what is truly important in the future of education, we have compiled a mash-up of tweets and quotes to recap an incredible event!…

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March 9, 2015 2:50 pm - By in Blended Learning, Blogs

Adaptive Software: Friend, Not Foe

Register here for the March 31st webinar on 'Rethinking Math Instruction with Blended Rotation Models'.  In my work supporting blended learning in Rhode Island and the surrounding region, one of the push-backs I occasionally hear is, “Why would teachers embrace technology that’s going…

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