A 'Coach' for Teachers Using Tech Tools
Last year, the Department of Education gave a peek at an emerging online tool designed to help teachers evaluate technology that they are using in their school or district. Now the beta is ready for educators to use.
SRI Study on ASSISTments Finds Boost in Math Achievement
ASSISTMENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT: What does a heavyweight efficacy study look like? SRI just published its research on ASSISTments, an online supplemental curriculum tool built Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Spanning more than four years and covering 2,850 seventh-grade students across 43 schools in Maine, the study found that the tool “significantly increased student scores on an end-of-the-year standardized mathematics assessment as compared with a control group,” and “students with low prior mathematics achievement benefited most...