Tag Archives: Ascend Math

Hope for students who failed math

Right now many high schools are facing the prospect of students ready for graduation except that they did not pass the math portion of their state test.  Defining the right math intervention for these students is extremely important since time … Continue reading

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Learning styles or multi-modal approach?

Recently, I came across a fascinating blog from Peter DeWitt, a teacher who has had a change of heart concerning learning styles. Below is a quote from Peter’s blog entitled The Myth of Learning Styles. “The reality is that learning … Continue reading

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Announcing: Gold Medal Math Nominees for 2014

The Gold Medal Award was established in 2010 to honor the school or district that best demonstrates a dedication to ensuring that all students become successful at math. In particular, the program encourages educators to build a network of knowledge, … Continue reading

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District Administration Magazine names Ascend Math to Top 100 Products for 2013

Ascend Math has been recognized for making a positive difference in education by K12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2013.” The winners, selected by District Administration’s editors from a record 1,800-plus … Continue reading

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Advice For Getting More Math Intervention Time with Students

Would you like to find more time for students to work on a math intervention program like Ascend Math?  Educators in Anoka, MN are giving their intervention students a pass to go to the front of the lunch line. These … Continue reading

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Head to head testing of Ascend Math in Sanders USD

Brian Wessel, math interventionist at Sanders Middle and High Schools spoke to a group of math teachers attending the recent NCTM Regional Conference in Las Vegas, NM.  In the video segment posted below he explains how the results of math … Continue reading

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