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Springing Forward After an Unprecedented Fall: Triumphs and Lessons Learned from 2020
January 5, 2021

As we look ahead, we look forward to continuing to be inspired by the dedication of teachers to meet the needs of their students, no matter the circumstances. This post focuses on what great math teachers do, and how ASSISTments fits in.

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A few things to look forward to in 2021 at ASSISTments
December 29, 2020

ASSISTments co-founder Cristina Heffernan shares a few things she’s especially excited about for 2021, and thinks you will be too.

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Do you assign open response questions in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in EngageNY, Eureka Math, Kendall Hunt Illustrative Math, or OpenUp? ASSISTments seeks teacher-users for beta testing of a new feature! - Paid Opportunity
December 14, 2020

We are looking for ASSISTments teacher-users who teach 6th, 7th or 8th grade and use EngageNY, Eureka Math, Kendall Hunt Illustrative Math, or OpenUp Resources.

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One Size Does NOT Fit All - How Implementing a Blended Instructional Model Can Enhance Your Teaching Practice
December 8, 2020

The idea of a blended learning model means you are accommodating multiple student needs within your teaching. Read this blog to learn how to successfully implement it.

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Top 3 Ways ASSISTments Made Me A Better Teacher
December 1, 2020

For Holli Hudson, Introducing ASSISTments to her instructional practice gave her freedom and flexibility to meet students’ needs at an individual level. Read more on her journey on before/after ASSISTments.

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Content Update: Illustrative Math 6-8 Version B Assessments Now Available in ASSISTments
November 24, 2020

The ASSISTments platform has been updated to include the latest Kendall Hunt/Illustrative Math: Version B assessments for grades 6-8.

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7 Tips for Fostering a Growth Mindset in your Classroom
November 17, 2020

The notion of a growth mindset may not be inherent to students. What should you be implementing right now in order to foster that with your math students? This post offers an answer.

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Technology can help teachers and students succeed in the Formative Assessment Process
November 10, 2020

Many people think only about quizzes and homework assignments when they hear “formative assessment,” but the 5-Step Formative Assessment Process is multifaceted. There’s so much more potential where both teacher and students play a crucial role for learning.

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You’re Probably Already Using This Evidence Based Practice
November 3, 2020

Chances are you’re probably already using formative assessment in class. When you assign homework, quizzes, or projects you’re hitting one part of a process proven to impact student learning. Learn about this flexible 5-part process. It helps ensure instruction response to student needs.

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Spring Recruitment: New or Novice ASSISTments Users (7th Grade Math) - Paid Opportunity
October 30, 2020

ASSISTments is looking for new or novice ASSISTments users to join our Virtual Professional Learning Community (PLC) during Spring 2021 (Jan - May)!

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How is ASSISTments supporting student growth through teacher feedback?
October 27, 2020

Get a sneak peek at the many tools and features within ASSISTments focused on improving and promoting various forms of feedback - and more currently in development.

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October 2020 ASSISTments Product Update
October 23, 2020

The latest ASSISTments product update adds the functionality to download Assignment Reports, upload scores to Google Classroom, and assign the teacher role to other teachers.

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7 Tips on Classroom Differentiation during a Pandemic
October 16, 2020

Due to the pandemic, teachers are grappling with how to support students with unfinished learning. This blog post consists of tried and true tips on how you can create differentiated learning opportunities for students with diverse academic needs.

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The Power of ASSISTments to Augment Teaching with Dr. Neil Heffernan
October 12, 2020

Listen to this podcast where ASSISTments co-founder Dr. Neil Heffernan joins Michael Palmer to talk about how his career interweaves great teaching, computer science, and “ASSISTments” – a set of digital tools designed to make homework assignment and evaluation more efficient.

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