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I’m an educator, but I learned the value of growth mindset as a frustrated math student.
October 9, 2020

Back in high school, Brian Story ended his Algebra course thinking that mistakes were bad and “I’m just not good at Algebra.” This experience led him to develop a growth mindset and made him a stronger educator.

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3 Ways to Create Agents of Learning with ASSISTments Data
October 6, 2020

Shift from a fixed mindset - where students are trained to wait for the teacher to provide them feedback on their individual learning - to a growth mindset, where students seize opportunities with immediate feedback and actionable data.

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Content Updates: Eureka Math Diagnostic & Unit Assessments
October 5, 2020

Diagnostic Assessments for Eureka Math developed by the Louisiana Department of Education now in ASSISTments (grades 4-8, Algebra I), plus update to Eureka Unit Assessments

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Failure to Disrupt: How ASSISTments Adapts Traditional Education
October 5, 2020

Watch ASSISTments co-founders Neil and Cristina Heffernan speak on adaptive tutors in Justin Reich's book club.

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New Teachers Join the ASSISTments Ambassador Community. These are their stories, from the classroom.
October 2, 2020

Get to know the newest teacher leaders from the ASSISTments community to become Ambassadors. They represent educators from across the country. These are their stories, from the classroom.

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I’m the Only 7th/8th Grade Math Teacher at my School. Professional Learning with ASSISTments Breaks Down Silos.
September 29, 2020

This middle school math teacher joins ASSISTments professional learning to get into her "blindspot," by seeing how other teachers are responding to the same challenges and setting the pace in their classrooms using the same flexible tool.

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How Crowdsourcing Can Transform Education
September 27, 2020

A Worcester Polytechnic Institute professor is spearheading innovative crowdsourcing research to help educators and students.

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Content Update: Kendall Hunt Illustrative Mathematics Latest Content Available in ASSISTments
September 25, 2020

The ASSISTments platform is now updated to ensure our Illustrative Math assignments fully align to the most up to date version from Kendall Hunt.

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College Town: WPI’s Online Math Teaching Tool Popular During Pandemic
September 16, 2020

An online math teaching tool developed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute has been used by thousands of teachers adjusting to distance learning during the pandemic.

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Getting the Best Start with Students and Families in Class and From a Distance
September 15, 2020

Schools are in session within a classroom, completely online, or a hybrid of both. How do you keep up with the paradigm shift? What will it take to get ahead? Three teachers who joined our August webinar 'Getting the Best Start With Students and Families In Class and From a Distance' give their response.

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Fall Recruitment: ASSISTments seeks diverse 7th grade math teachers using Engage NY and/or Eureka Math - Paid Opportunity
September 11, 2020

(Opportunity now closed) ASSISTments is seeking diverse 7th grade math teachers with experience using 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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ASSISTments, a WPI-created Math Learning Tool, is Helping Thousands of Teachers Transition to Distance Learning
September 11, 2020

Since the shift to distance learning began in March more than 25,000 teacher from all 50 states and internationally have signed up for ASSISTments accounts.

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Differentiating for Diverse Learners
September 8, 2020

The impact of distance learning has not hit communities equitably. At a time when access to technology has become a must-have for learning to continue, there continues to be a digital divide along race, socioeconomic and geographic lines. Read more to find out how ASSISTments provides support for teachers.

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Immediate Feedback Matters. This Is Why.
September 4, 2020

Have you ever caught yourself wondering how much difference it would make for your students if you had more time to give thoughtful feedback? This is the second blog post in our series on Evidence-Based Instructional Practices that sheds light on teaching practices grounded in learning science.

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