How to Choose and Use Worthwhile Math Tasks: Q & A with Steve Leinwand & The LearnZillion Dream Team Coaches

In this hour-long session, Steve Leinwand and his fellow LearnZillion Dream Team math coaches explain why math tasks matter, answer other pre-submitted questions, and give practical suggestions for implementing tasks in your classroom.   “How to Choose and Use Math Tasks” (or click here to access the recording)   Need to save time?  Fast forward to […]

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State Announces Members of the Second Common-Core Focused Delaware Dream Team

We are delighted that the Delaware Department of Education has announced the 40 members of its 2014-15 Delaware Dream Team. This talented group of educators will participate in a lesson study-inspired professional development program that we have partnered with them to run for the second year. Members of the 2014-15 Delaware Dream team were selected through a […]

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Half a Million Teachers Now Use LearnZillion!

We are delighted to share that LearnZillion has grown nearly 200 percent since this time last year, and now helps more than 520,000 teachers master the Common Core and improve the effectiveness of their instruction! From left to right: Teachers Marta Garcia (North Carolina), Brenda Reagan (Georgia), and Elizabeth Kim (Pennsylvania) presenting on LearnZillion. Marta, […]

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Tips for implementing the new math standards from Jason Zimba, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Jason Zimba, a lead writer of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, explains the thinking behind the standards and shares practical resources for teachers.   Webinar: Q & A with Jason Zimba Q & A with Jason Zimba, a lead author of the Common Core State Standards of Mathematics (9/16/14) Here’s a quick guide to […]

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The Delaware Dream Team: PD that actually impacts your practice

The Problem with Unfocused PD Professional development, for me, has rarely been productive. Though other professional development sessions I attended provided a basic understanding of the Common Core math standards (shifts, content standards and mathematical practice standards), I often left those sessions unsure of how to apply these concepts to student learning. Generally, my PD experiences did […]

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LearnZillion wins “2014-15 Reader’s Choice Award” from eSchoolNews

We’re delighted to be recognized with a 2014-15 Reader’s Choice Award from eSchoolNews!     More than 1,300 teachers and administrators submitted nominations, and LearnZillion made the shortlist of  products and services that have “proven to be effective” in the classroom.  Thank you to all our nominators and users — We’re excited to be releasing even […]

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Applications now open for the lesson-study inspired 2015 Delaware Dream Team

We’re excited to share that the Delaware Department of Education is renewing its partnership with LearnZillion to recruit up to 50 talented educators for the 2015 Delaware Dream Team. Any K-12 teacher employed by the state who spends at least 50% of their time in the classroom is eligible to apply for this lesson-study inspired professional development opportunity. Participants on the 2014 Delaware […]

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