Dear Teachers and Friends,
Like you, we are concerned about the impact that COVID-19 is having on teaching and learning, and about the changes you’re seeing in your schools and communities in response to recent developments.
Of course, health and safety are of the utmost priority. We recognize that these unexpected challenges are touching you, your students and their families, both in and out of the classroom. Educators are searching for ways to deliver quality instruction to students while also taking care to protect their health and wellness.
With many schools around the country transitioning to online instruction and distance learning environments, including our home at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, we’ve been in close contact with our teacher users to understand what is happening in their schools and how we can do our part to support these new learning environments.
Here is some information about how ASSISTments is approaching this rapidly evolving situation for our community of users, as well as for our team.
We are developing a complete guide to support your transition to distance learning. Follow this page for more to come this week for new and veteran users. Right now you can:
If you typically use the Assignment Report for in-class instruction, we recommend you:
We wish for the wellness of all communities. Please reach out if we can be of any support to you or your classroom.
CEO, The ASSISTments Foundation
ASSISTments is excited to announce the release of Student Support Authoring, which gives you the freedom to create custom hints and explanations for math problems you are assigning to your students. This new tool affords teachers with the flexibility to add hints and explanations themselves, with language and examples that mirror their instruction. In this way, teachers can provide students with support while they complete ASSISTments problems that match their needs.Continue Reading