Since the shift to distance learning began in March more than 25,000 teacher from all 50 states and internationally have signed up for ASSISTments accounts. The tool is primarily used by middle school math teachers and students, but has seen growing usage across all grade-levels due to its library of common grades 1-12 curricula that are already part of many teachers’ existing classroom practices.
“It seemed clear that teachers would need some extra help to make it through school closures,” says Neil Heffernan. “We built ASSISTments more than fifteen years ago as a simple platform to help teachers deliver feedback to their students, and are so proud of its recent growth into new classrooms across the country.”
CenterPoint’s Fresh Start Screener in mathematics is now available through ASSISTment’s platform. The Fresh Start Screener helps teachers evaluate student understanding of content taught in the prior grade, gauge areas of strengths and unfinished learning, and chart their path forward.Continue Reading