What's the matter with math? Does that program really work? How did JiJi the penguin bring excitement to math? Download the MIND Research Institute's recent report that shows how its program is changing the way mathematics is taught to young students.
The proliferation of interactive whiteboards in the classroom has brought many challenges, not the least of which is how to properly prepare teachers to take full advantage of the technology. This white paper offers a model for a successful approach to training teachers in the use of interactive whiteboards.
Districts are turning to virtual learning to improve student performance, save money, and empower teachers.
Amelia Earhart Middle School in Riverside, CA was selected by the district to pilot HMH Fuse: Algebra I, a new comprehensive educational program designed for the iPad. As a school that has experience with forward-moving technology, the educators at Earhart devised a strategic plan to utilize HMH Fuse: Algebra with students randomly assigned to use the app in comparison with those using a textbook for an entire school year. The results of the implementation were impressive: students using the HMH Fuse app were more motivated, more attentive in class, and more engaged with Algebra content relative to students using textbooks.
An overview of how best to harness online and blended formats and to apply instructional best practices to deliver effective programs. Pulling from a breadth of research in cognitive and neuroscience, white paper author Marcella Bullmaster-Day, Ed.D., the Associate Director of the Lander Center for Educational Research at Touro College, highlights key findings and outlines a prescription for engaging students in ways that result in long-term learning and academic success.