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How Can EdTech Tools Support All Learners?

Students all bring their distinct educational needs and styles into the classroom. Many teachers work hard to find a balance between supporting individual students and addressing the needs of the whole class. Teachers are tasked with educating classes of students with a wide range of abilities, needs and challenges. Read on to learn how teachers can leverage edtech tools to support all types of learners in the classroom.

Tips from Teachers - Ivory Cutri

May 23, 2019

Experienced math teacher using ASSISTments.

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What Works Clearinghouse Gives Top Marks to WPI-Developed Homework Program

May 23, 2019

The What Works Clearinghouse, a highly regarded federal research review of education products, has awarded ASSISTments its highest marks. It is a solution that “meets standards without reservations.”

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Show Answer on ASSISTments

April 23, 2019

Making use of Show Answer and letting students know what you know!

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ASSISTments Gets Top Marks in Federal Review

April 15, 2019

The What Works Clearinghouse approves a study on ASSISTments for homework

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Helping Teachers Make the Best Use of Limited Time

March 15, 2019

Ask any teacher and they will tell you that time is their hottest commodity.

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Don’t Eliminate Homework. Make it More Effective

February 25, 2019

In the United States, there is an ongoing debate about whether homework is worthwhile, with critics saying that it’s busywork at best and, at worst, it’s detrimental to student learning. Only, the problem isn’t homework itself but how homework is done. Instead of implementing “no homework” policies, we can and should use technology to improve how students do their homework — or at least their math homework.‍

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ASSISTments for differentiation

February 2, 2019

How can ASSISTments help you differentiate?

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TL Talk Radio Podcast

January 22, 2019

Podcast interview with ASSISTments co-founders Neil and Cristina Heffernan about their inspiration for ASSISTments, their dedication to research-backed impact and what’s next for the online platform.

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Training Your Students

January 5, 2019

Help students to inform their own learning through the use of ASSISTments

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Who Decides if Ed Tech Even Works

June 8, 2018

Educators today are eager for solutions that have long seemed elusive to age-old challenges in education, including a widening achievement gap between our highest and lowest performers. Education technology will be part of the solution. Yet we cannot be blind to the risks.

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