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7 Lessons Learned from Teaching Through COVID this Fall
March 9, 2021

We’ve put together 7 lessons so that your students can continue to have access to high quality instruction and feel supported in their learning as you continue to teach through COVID this Spring.

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Using ASSISTments to Support Equitable Math Instruction
March 2, 2021

Brian Story, one of our Teacher Engagement Managers, overviews the importance of equity and inclusion in the classroom and what research tells us about how you can use ASSISTments to do so.

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Proof Points: Free, no frills programs lead the class in new federal study of remote learning
March 1, 2021

U.S. Education Department found only three technologies met stringent criteria for being effective. ASSISTments was one of them. Read more in this article by Jill Barshay in The Hechinger Report.

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Joyful Learning
February 23, 2021

We’ve come to realize that due to their extensive background in navigating technology, it has prepared students to elevate their learning this year. Learn how to capture that with these joyful experiential learning methods.

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What Works In Distance Learning?
February 19, 2021

Listen to this podcast about effective teaching and distance learning tools including ASSISTments.

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Teaching in the COVID Snow Globe
February 16, 2021

When a snow globe is shaken, quite often something is revealed that couldn’t be seen at first. The same can be said for teaching and learning this year. Teachers have been pushed to uncover new methods and techniques to meet the needs of our students while following all of the new safety mandates. Check out these tips from 5th Grade teacher Kelly King.

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Teacher-Researcher Spotlight: Claire Calderon
February 12, 2021

Hear how Claire's involvement with the ASSISTments' Teachers For Research & Feedback opportunites has deepened her understanding of the data she gets from ASSISTments and how best to use that data to serve her students’ math learning needs.

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Balancing School and COVID: How to Prep Students for What’s Next
February 9, 2021

There are advantages and challenges to learning in the classroom and learning at home. We take a look at how you can prepare students for both.

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Content Update:  Illustrative Math 6-8 Accelerated now available in ASSISTments
February 2, 2021

ASSISTments is excited to release the Illustrative Math 6-8 Accelerated curriculum. 

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The Breakout Room in a Box Strategy
February 2, 2021

The idea for the “Breakout Room in a Box'' was born from the expressed need from teachers for ready-made supports that mirror virtually the way teachers facilitate small groups in the classroom.

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ASSISTments highlighted in WWC review on “What Works” for distance learning
January 29, 2021

In January 2021, IES/What Works Clearinghouse published a review that looked at 932 studies evaluating the effects of distance learning practices or programs on student academic outcomes. ASSISTments is one of only 4 programs that came out with their top rating.

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5 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Year Teacher
January 19, 2021

Recently, there has been a lot of time for middle school teacher Alfons Prince to reflect on where the field of education is at and where it can go. This post contains the top five things he wishes he knew when he began.

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Why adding choice to your lessons may improve student learning
January 12, 2021

Increasing student autonomy may result in increased engagement, self-esteem, satisfaction, and learning in your classroom.

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Springing Forward After an Unprecedented Fall: Triumphs and Lessons Learned from 2020
January 5, 2021

As we look ahead, we look forward to continuing to be inspired by the dedication of teachers to meet the needs of their students, no matter the circumstances. This post focuses on what great math teachers do, and how ASSISTments fits in.

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