Since March, more than 25,000 teachers in the U.S. have signed up for ASSISTments accounts, and the program has seen “growing usage across all grade levels,” the university said. The free service allows teachers to assign math problems online to their students, give instant feedback on assignments, and receive data to aid their instruction approach.
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