Summer Programs and Accelerating Learning Ah, the memories of summer! Whether you call it summer school, extended school year, summer academy, summer program, or something else, the learning that happens over the coming months is a critical part of the year. Working with a select group of students in hopes of filling in the blanks […]
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In the early months of the pandemic, the response to the shift to virtual learning was nimble and adaptive. Educators worked closely with families to better understand what students needed as they learned from home. Administrators adapted expectations to ensure educators had the support they needed. Schools and districts identified technology partnerships to get kids […]
As I mentioned last month, I often refer to the IES Practice Guides when I’m reviewing best practices. Originally published in April 2009, Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics: Intervention in the Elementary Grades was updated last month, and I’ve found myself going back to the document several times in recent weeks. IES Practice Guide #26 […]
Have you ever found an unexpected treasure? Well, I did this week when I went to pull the IES Practice Guide for Assisting Students Struggling with Mathematics. I routinely refer back to that document for inspiration and corroboration around best practices, so I was thrilled to see the date was no longer April 2009 but […]
The Addition of Sean Lockwood Rounds Out Senior Leadership Team Colorado Springs, CO – March 15, 2021 – TouchMath, a leading provider of multisensory resources and curriculum that help students build a strong foundation in math, today announced the expansion of their senior leadership team, adding Sean Lockwood as their new Chief Executive Officer. This […]
TouchMath PRO allows educators to personalize intervention and remediation to effectively address learning gaps Colorado Springs, CO (January 25, 2021) — Between the shift to distance learning in response to COVID-19 and regular summer learning loss, students in the United States could be up to a year behind in math. To meet the need for educators to […]
Over the last two decades, technology has played an increasingly pivotal role in learning. Yet, with nearly one in five students between kindergarten and 12th grade lacking access to computers or speedy internet connection, the sad reality is that inequity surrounding technology exists in our educational landscape. This inequity has been exacerbated during the ongoing […]
For teachers of all experience levels, the shift to distance learning has required us to brush up on our skills. Join the TouchMath University team in an interactive two hour class that covers: TouchMath Methodology and strategies, including using TouchPoints from PK to algebra TouchMath print, manipulative and digital resources Implementing and modifying lessons to […]
Even with talented educators and solid plans, there will always be students who do not fully understand a concept the first time they learn it. Without addressing those gaps in knowledge, students are unable to form the foundation needed for future success. Imagine never mastering counting from one to 10 and being thrust into learning […]
For teachers of all experience levels, the shift to distance learning has required us to brush up on our skills. Join the TouchMath University team in an interactive 2 hour class that covers: TouchMath Methodology and strategies, including using TouchPoints from PK to algebra TouchMath print, manipulative and digital resources Implementing and modifying lessons to […]