Learning Math

The High Price of “Free” When it Comes to Teaching Tools

According to Learninglist, our Math Education Tool is 95% Aligned to the TEKS 

Big changes when it comes to your supporting math software this year. Before you renew with your current company, look around and evaluate your options.  We are excited to announce that we are one of the vendors most closely aligned with Texas Standards.  Please look us up on Learninglist to see the full review of how our product gets results. 

With a few clicks on the keyboard, one can find worksheets, activities, and games all readily available for teaching math to students. It is tempting to want to use all the free tools and resources out there to build a program for teaching our student math standards, but with growing concerns that we are wasting more time with cobbling together pieces of a disjointed curriculum, the opportunity cost might be higher. There is the cost of time for each teacher to search for tools, ensure they are for the right standard, test them in the classroom and then adapt. This cycle is vicious as it takes precious time away from students actually working on the exact TEKS standards needed to pass the STAAR. Learninglist Read more

No math worksheets

Formative Assessment is Reshaping Math Homework

“I’m at war with homework as it presently exists,” says Libby Chaskin, a one-time in-class math educator.   Experts agree unassisted math homework might be pointless in helping the students learn the non-procedural math taught in the classroom.  Immediate feedback has been proven to be the most effective learning method as demonstrated

Algebra TEKS

3 Reasons everyone MUST understand Algebra TEKS

Math Phobia is real and it can hinder an individual’s growth. Learning the Algebra TEKS is imparative. 

Teaching Algebra TEKS is challenging for many students.  There are many times I have overheard students and even parents ask why Algebra is required to graduate high school. Chances are these same people have used some form of Read more

Math Intervention

Blitzing To Math Success: Intense Intervention

Math Intervention made easy with MathImagine

If you are in the educational field, and you live in Texas, then you know the importance of a student’s success on the STAAR test, so any early math intervention is imperative. If you’re not, it’s easily explained.  The STAAR test is the Texas version of statewide standardized testing, which is a test of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the TEKS or the Texas Mathematics Standards. Read more