In this podcast interview, ASSISTments co-founders Neil and Cristina Heffernan speak about their inspiration for ASSISTments, their dedication to research-backed impact and what’s next for the online platform.
ASSISTments has the power to revolutionize many classroom routines, but is particularly powerful for enhancing homework and homework review. Rather than acting as a tool that replaces the teacher, ASSISTments supports classroom practices by helping teachers assess their students’ knowledge. The Heffernans are passionate about developing tools that are compatible with the diverse strategies that teachers already use in their classes.
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