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Distance learning can be deep learning
March 22, 2021

Read this article for three central insights that ASSISTments cofounders, Neil and Cristina Heffernan, think drive learning in distance learning scenarios.

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Commentary: Short Tutoring Sessions on Demand, Chatbots to Help With Homework Problems — Innovations That Could Get Students Back on Track
March 21, 2021

As schools around the country adopted remote learning last spring and this fall, demand for tutoring shot up. Read more in this article by ASSISTments co-founders Neil T. Heffernan and Cristina Heffernan

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Spring Recruitment: ASSISTments seeks diverse 7th grade math teachers using OpenUp, Illustrative Math, Engage NY and/or Eureka Math - Paid Opportunity
March 19, 2021

ASSISTments is seeking diverse 7th grade math teachers with experience using OpenUp, Illustrative Math, Engage NY and/or Eureka Math for a paid opportunity to support the development of two new features within our platform.

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Teachers For Research & Feedback Outcomes
March 19, 2021

After 6 months of offering opportunities for teachers, the Teachers for Research & Feedback team would like to share some outcomes and contributions from a few of their impactful education studies geared towards improving the ASSISTments platform.

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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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