Kathy Kreidler of Taylor County Elementary just presented to two packed houses at the FCTM (Florida Council of Teacher’s of Mathematics) Conference. Kathy is an extraordinary, innovative educator dedicated to helping…

Read MoreAscend Education announced today the release of a new study showing the frequency of math skill gaps found in U.S. students. Which math skill gaps are most common to students…

Read MoreCongratulations to the students and educators at Carlin Springs Elementary, a largely Hispanic school with a high ELL population. Their third-grade students had a pass rate on the state’s standardized…

Read MoreA recent article in Education Dive explores ways in which technology can make invisible the help that special education students receive compared to their general ed counterparts. “There’s some anecdotal…

Read MoreSoon, Ascend Education will release a study revealing the math skill gaps most prominent among students in need of intervention. To the best of my knowledge, this is the first…

Read MoreIn a past article on gamification I’ve written that “Interactive engagement, not entertainment, is at the core of a computer game’s ability to motivate. Finding ways to make math more interactive…

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 MoreTodd Hicks, Principal of Crosby Middle School, an Ascend Math Gold Medal Leader, has worked out a unique approach to gaining time for intervention. He shared his scheduling techniques with…

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…

Read MoreI’ve noticed more posts and articles lately touting either the benefits or detractions of “gamification.” It seems that not that long ago “edutainment” was the buzz word and then, just…

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