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Ten Teams Move onto the Pilot Phase - X-Prize
April 6, 2022

In March 2021, XPRIZE launched the $1M Digital Learning Challenge to modernize, accelerate, and improve effective learning tools, processes and outcomes. ASSISTments is one of the ten Pilot Phase teams.

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5 Practices that Support an Equitable and Inclusive Math Classroom
April 1, 2022

ASSISTments is here to help teachers meet the needs of all students. Teachers can ensure that they are leveraging ASSISTments to support an equitable and inclusive classroom environment by implementing our recommendations.

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The key to better edtech is better feedback - Smart Brief
March 29, 2022

As we return to in-person instruction, edtech can settle back into a more suitable role to supplement and enhance instruction, while, at the same time, drawing some important lessons from the pandemic experience.

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To improve ed tech, focus on feedback - District Administration
March 24, 2022

Automated feedback can supplement in-person instruction by making teachers’ jobs easier while personalizing student experience.

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We’ve Moved Our Assessments
March 7, 2022

In an effort to make assessments easier to find in our content library, we have put all available assessments for Illustrative Mathematics, Open Up Resources, and Eureka Math (EngageNY) into their associated unit/module folders. As an example, the unit 1 folder for Illustrative Math now contains the unit 1 assessment.

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Supporting Student Success on End of Year Tests
March 1, 2022

ASSISTments teacher, Dawn Peterson reflects on what she does to prepare her students for end of the year testing. Learn how she integrates test preparation without compromising her regular classroom routine.

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Heffernan: Some Say the U.S. Has Lost the AI Race to China, but There’s Still Time to Catch Up — If We Start Teaching Data Science & Literacy in Schools - The 74
February 7, 2022

American students are being left behind and outpaced by competitors like China. But [there is] the opportunity to change the way we teach math in order to help our children achieve prosperous futures.

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Featured Partner - Yup
February 4, 2022

The ASSISTments team is excited to highlight our partnership with “math teacher multiplier,” Yup. Through this partnership, students in participating teachers’ classrooms can access expert live chat tutoring with the click of a button within their ASSISTments assignment, giving them that extra support they need to achieve success.

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Supporting Diverse Learners with ASSISTments
February 1, 2022

The practice of formative assessment establishes a culture of excellence in the classroom rooted in co-facilitated learning and expertly crafted lessons that accommodate the needs of all learners. Learn how ASSISTments, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, can provide you with rich data insights so you can uncover your students’ needs and level of understanding. This data can also be shared with your students, empowering them to take ownership of their own learning.

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How to Personalize Learning - Psychology Today
January 27, 2022

A one-size-fits-all approach to education does not work for students.

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ASSISTments Foundation is Awarded $8 Million Federal Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery
January 14, 2022

This five-year grant, led by TAF Co-Founder and Executive Director Cristina Heffernan, will be used to further develop ASSISTments’ innovative tutoring technology, which leverages teacher- and student-facing tools for core instruction. This project will focus on high-needs middle school math students and their teachers at more than 150 schools. 

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Featured Partner: NCTM
January 11, 2022

ASSISTments is excited to announce that we have partnered with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) to offer you NCTM’s “Figure This!” problems in ASSISTments.

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Start the Year with Positive Student Culture Around ASSISTments
January 4, 2022

The start of the 2021 school year and the start of the 2021 calendar year looked different in my classroom. Returning to in-person learning did not mean losing all of the valuable virtual tools that we implemented for our students. Now, as we enter into 2022, it’s important to reflect and take stock of how much we’ve achieved; as well as, identify next steps so that we can finish the school year strong.

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2021 in Ed Tech: AI, Data Analytics Were Top Priorities - Government Technology
December 20, 2021

ASSISTment’s AI feature Quick-Comments won an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Education Innovation and Research program to improve its machine-learning tutoring functions.

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