# Tag Archives: math intervention

## Dr. Brian Scott explains why his teachers and students prefer Ascend Math

Not long ago, Dr. Brian Scott of Avon Intermediate School spoke to a group of educators from across the country at a special luncheon coinciding with the NCTM Regional Conference in Indianapolis. Dr. Scott explained why Ascend Math has made … Continue reading

## Strategies for Math Students with Irlen Syndrome

This is the third video in our series honoring Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week. At last year’s CAMT conference Marge Harris shared strategies she has successfully used to help math intervention students with Irlen Syndrome.

## Irlen Syndrome and Math Symptoms

This is the second in our series of posts on math intervention students with Irlen Syndrome. In this video clip Marge Harris, Irlen screener and Math Interventionist, explains how to tell which math students may be affected by Irlen Syndrome.

## Identifying Irlen Syndrome in math students

October 20-24 is Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week. Many of the students who struggle in math may have Irlen Syndrome. Marge Harris is a math intervention teacher at St. Piux X High School in Houston and an Irlen Syndrome screener. She … Continue reading

## On Praising Math Intervention Students

Most math teachers I’ve spoken with agree that struggling students feel they are not smart and they are not good at math. Telling them they are can actually run counter to helping them build a positive attitude. Learning how to … Continue reading

## Happy Blogversary: Top Ten Blog Posts of the Year!

It was one year ago that we launched the Ascend Math blog. In that time, we’ve provided nearly 100 posts covering important topics like the latest research on BYOD, common core, and math intervention strategies. What’s more, we provided teachers and … Continue reading

## Award Winning Math Intervention Program Becomes More Interactive

ASCEND MATH ADDS INTERACTIVITY TO ALL OF THEIR AWARD WINNING INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS Shreveport, LA 9/9/2014 Ascend Education announced today that they are adding new levels of interactivity to all of the instructional videos found in Ascend Math. Ascend Math is … Continue reading

## Effects of Intensive Math Intervention Paper Released!

We are proud to announce the release of a new paper from Ascend Education, “Effects of Intensive Math Intervention at Fort Stockton Middle School, a Three Year Study.” Best of all, you can download this paper free. Three years ago, … Continue reading

## Henderson ISD Moving from Intervention to Enrichment

Late last school year Mindy Rucker, Math Coordinator at Henderson ISD in Texas presented the strategies her intermediate school teachers are using to help all students do their best in math. Watch the video.

## New Study: Best Math Intervention Approach for First-Graders

A new study concludes that those first-graders who are behind their peers would have learned more if their teachers had just taught them to add and subtract the old-fashioned way. And then got the students to practice it a lot. … Continue reading