In response to COVID, 6000 teachers (and counting) made ASSISTments forever-free accounts to support their students' math learning. Neil Heffernan and Cristina Heffernan, founders of ASSISTments, explain why.
The 21st Century Math: Engaging Online Students in Multi-Sensory Learning, #MathUnconference, was offered as teachers found themselves navigating online learning environments as a result of COVID-19 quarantines. Presenters shared ways to use online programs, software, and videoconferencing to engage learners.
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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.Continue Reading
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