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Proof Points: Free, no frills programs lead the class in new federal study of remote learning
March 1, 2021

U.S. Education Department found only three technologies met stringent criteria for being effective. ASSISTments was one of them. Read more in this article by Jill Barshay in The Hechinger Report.

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What Works In Distance Learning?
February 19, 2021

Listen to this podcast about effective teaching and distance learning tools including ASSISTments.

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Teaching in the COVID Snow Globe
February 16, 2021

When a snow globe is shaken, quite often something is revealed that couldn’t be seen at first. The same can be said for teaching and learning this year. Teachers have been pushed to uncover new methods and techniques to meet the needs of our students while following all of the new safety mandates. Check out these tips from 5th Grade teacher Kelly King.

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Teacher-Researcher Spotlight: Claire Calderon
February 12, 2021

Hear how Claire's involvement with the ASSISTments' Teachers For Research & Feedback opportunites has deepened her understanding of the data she gets from ASSISTments and how best to use that data to serve her students’ math learning needs.

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Balancing School and COVID: How to Prep Students for What’s Next
February 9, 2021

There are advantages and challenges to learning in the classroom and learning at home. We take a look at how you can prepare students for both.

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The Breakout Room in a Box Strategy
February 2, 2021

The idea for the “Breakout Room in a Box'' was born from the expressed need from teachers for ready-made supports that mirror virtually the way teachers facilitate small groups in the classroom.

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Content Update:  Illustrative Math 6-8 Accelerated now available in ASSISTments
February 2, 2021

ASSISTments is excited to release the Illustrative Math 6-8 Accelerated curriculum. 

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ASSISTments highlighted in WWC review on “What Works” for distance learning
January 29, 2021

In January 2021, IES/What Works Clearinghouse published a review that looked at 932 studies evaluating the effects of distance learning practices or programs on student academic outcomes. ASSISTments is one of only 4 programs that came out with their top rating.

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5 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Year Teacher
January 19, 2021

Recently, there has been a lot of time for middle school teacher Alfons Prince to reflect on where the field of education is at and where it can go. This post contains the top five things he wishes he knew when he began.

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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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Getting Students to Work Smarter Not Harder
December 22, 2020

We break down 4 big ideas on more effective instruction with ASSISTments into lots of tips for you to implement today. You can help your math students work smarter in the face of complex challenges.

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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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