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Sometimes scientific experiments are intentional and sometimes they’re not. In “natural experiments,” as they’re sometimes called, an exigency or emergency forces an experimental condition that can then be compared to a control or standard condition.
As traumatic and tragic as it has been, the COVID-19 pandemic has created the conditions for robust learning by producing many natural experiments in education perhaps more than anywhere else.
Here are three central insights we think drive learning in distance learning scenarios.
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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