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Persistence is not Always Productive: How to Stop Students from Spinning their Wheels

October 9, 2019

Students are often told to push themselves to the limit in the math classroom. But is this persistence always the most productive way for students to learn? ASSISTments founder Neil Heffernan weighs in about how students can move past spinning their wheels and start mastering math content.

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Learn ASSISTments Modules

August 6, 2019

Use this set of four slides to get started

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Husband and Wife Duo: Neil and Cristina Heffernan

July 11, 2019

Co-founders of ASSISTments, the Heffernans seize every opportunity to discuss innovative ideas.

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Try Benchmark Tests with ASSISTments

June 12, 2019

Benchmark tests allow teachers to see what students have learned at the end of turning point of a unit.

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Tips from Teachers - Josh and Katie

May 29, 2019

Tips from experienced ASSISTments educators.

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Tips from Teachers - Ivory Cutri

May 23, 2019

Experienced math teacher using ASSISTments.

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What Works Clearinghouse Gives Top Marks to WPI-Developed Homework Program

May 23, 2019

The What Works Clearinghouse, a highly regarded federal research review of education products, has awarded ASSISTments its highest marks. It is a solution that “meets standards without reservations.”

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Show Answer on ASSISTments

April 23, 2019

Making use of Show Answer and letting students know what you know!

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ASSISTments Gets Top Marks in Federal Review

April 15, 2019

The What Works Clearinghouse approves a study on ASSISTments for homework

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Helping Teachers Make the Best Use of Limited Time

March 15, 2019

Ask any teacher and they will tell you that time is their hottest commodity.

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