Writing by hand improves outcomes in the classroom

Read MoreEvery student is unique, with different instructional gaps at different levels. Typically, students are instructed according to grade level and with an assumption they have mastered all the preceding building…

Read MoreThere is widespread agreement among education researchers and experts that universal screening is central to an effective RTI program. Implemented as part of a Tier 1 Intervention, universal screening identifies…

Read MoreResearchers agree that a tiered system of intervention is critical to an effective RTI model. The tiered design includes three, increasingly intensive, levels of intervention depending on a student’s needs…

Read MoreWhen my husband, Kevin, and I founded Ascend Math back in 2007, it was with the goal of helping to give all kids the gift of math literacy, especially those…

Read MoreHere are a couple of Olympic Math Events to try in your classroom. Try introducing this concept to students working to understand that each circle is 360°.Two-time Gold Medal Olympian…

Read MoreI just read an interesting article from Education Week, “Study: Give Weak Teachers Good Lesson Plans instead of Professional Development.” The study found that the use of inquiry based lesson…

Read MoreI wish you a wonderful and safe holiday break. Students have been progressing well in Ascend Math this year and are enjoying the reward of Base Camp. Ascend Math Base…

Read MoreAscend Education announced today the addition of a Teacher Dashboard to its Ascend Math intensive math intervention product. The Ascend Math Dashboard puts the most valuable information on class progress…

Read MoreThis year, Ascend Math is honoring 23 Gold Medalist schools whose math intervention efforts have brought about a turnaround at their schools. The Ascend Math Gold Medal Award was established…

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