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Aha Blog
3.07.2023

Shelton Public Schools: Statewide Success with Wit & Wisdom and Eureka Math²

Shelton Public Schools, located in Connecticut, has been recognized by the state as Schools of Distinction for its success in improving student...

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Shelton Public Schools: Statewide Success with Wit & Wisdom and Eureka Math²
Witwisdom Blog
2.24.2023

Two Implementation Leaders Applaud Growing Movement to Teach Phonics and Build Background Knowledge

Congratulations to Wit & Wisdom implementation leaders Megan Faughnan and Jessica Boisen, whose article on teaching reading to students with learning...

Literacy Wit & Wisdom News Science of Reading
Two Implementation Leaders Applaud Growing Movement to Teach Phonics and Build Background Knowledge
Aha Blog
2.03.2023

Great Minds® CEO Shares Insights into High-Quality Curriculum Planning

We’re thrilled that Great Minds® CEO Lynne Munson has a prominent article in this month’s Education Leadership magazine where she shares her insights...

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Great Minds® CEO Shares Insights into High-Quality Curriculum Planning
Witwisdom Blog
1.26.2023

EdWeek Report Looks at the Benefits of Integrated Reading and Writing

Until recently, elementary writing instruction has received little attention, especially as more educators focus on the science of reading. A new...

Wit & Wisdom News
EdWeek Report Looks at the Benefits of Integrated Reading and Writing
Aha Blog
1.25.2023

Math Coach Talks Parental and Family Involvement in Math Education

Looking for ways to engage parents in math education? Sikeston, Missouri Math coach Kelley Good Branch has some great ideas.

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Math Coach Talks Parental and Family Involvement in Math Education
Eureka Math Blog
1.06.2023

Edutopia: Math Fluency Activities are Fun and Effective

Eureka Math® Seasonal Associate Kurt Stielow recently wrote an article in Edutopia, 4 Ways to Make Math Fluency Activities Fun, that shows how...

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Edutopia: Math Fluency Activities are Fun and Effective
Aha Blog
12.22.2022

Connecticut School District Switches to Inclusive Curriculum

Special Ed TODAY recently highlighted the roles Eureka Math2®, Wit & Wisdom®, and Geodes® play in an inclusive curriculum, in a blog post focusing on...

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Connecticut School District Switches to Inclusive Curriculum
Eureka Math Blog
12.21.2022

Newspaper Reports on Texas Elementary Math Curriculum’s Role in Recovery

Eureka Math® made headlines recently in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The Fort Worth Independent School District recently shifted to the mathematics...

Eureka Math News Unfinished Learning
Newspaper Reports on Texas Elementary Math Curriculum’s Role in Recovery
Witwisdom Blog
12.20.2022

The Sentinel Highlights Praise of Wit & Wisdom® and Science of Reading

The Sentinel in Aurora, Colorado recently featuredWit & Wisdom® in an education article spotlighting efforts by teachers in the state to shift to...

Wit & Wisdom News Science of Reading
The Sentinel Highlights Praise of Wit & Wisdom® and Science of Reading
Phd-Science Blog
11.15.2022

PhD Science K–2 OER Receives Tier 1 Rating in Louisiana

With the latest instructional materials evaluation from the Louisiana Department of Education, the PhD Science® K–2 Open Educational Resource (OER)...

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PhD Science K–2 OER Receives Tier 1 Rating in Louisiana
Witwisdom Blog
11.08.2022

Addressing Pandemic Learning Gaps with Wit & Wisdom

The recent release of the Nation’s Report Card presents a cause for deep concern, particularly the shocking statistic that nearly 40 percent of...

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Addressing Pandemic Learning Gaps with Wit & Wisdom
Eureka Math Blog
9.19.2022

Eureka Math CAO Discusses Students’ Academic Needs in the Detroit News

In an article about how to help students make up lost ground due to the pandemic, the Detroit News featured an interview with Jill Diniz, chief...

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Eureka Math CAO Discusses Students’ Academic Needs in the Detroit News
Witwisdom Blog
8.30.2022

Explaining Louisiana’s New Knowledge-Rich, More Equitable Reading Test

Louisiana is making important strides to innovate when it comes to state reading assessments, and Lior Klirs, director of assessment for the Great...

Assessments News
Explaining Louisiana’s New Knowledge-Rich, More Equitable Reading Test
Witwisdom Blog
8.03.2022

Flagship International Literacy Association Publication, Literacy Today, Features Rachel Stack

The July/August/September 2022 edition of Literacy Today from the International Literacy Association features an essay by Rachel Stack, chief...

Literacy Professional Development News
Flagship International Literacy Association Publication, Literacy Today, Features Rachel Stack
Aha Blog
7.27.2022

In His Own Words: Former State Education Chief John White Says Seeing the Impact of High-Quality Curriculum on Students in Louisiana Fueled His Decision to Join Great Minds

We’re thrilled that the former Louisiana state superintendent of education is joining our team at Great Minds®. As we recently announced, John will...

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In His Own Words: Former State Education Chief John White Says Seeing the Impact of High-Quality Curriculum on Students in Louisiana Fueled His Decision to Join Great Minds
Aha Blog
7.14.2022

Great Minds Announces Investment; Former State Superintendent Joins Team

For Immediate Release Contact: Nancy Zuckerbrod Nancy.zuckerbrod@greatminds.org (301) 204-9391 Great Minds PBC ® Announces $150 Million Investment to...

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Great Minds Announces Investment; Former State Superintendent Joins Team
Witwisdom Blog
6.23.2022

Wit & Wisdom Fellow Shares 5 Tips for Encouraging Students to Read for Fun

Wit & Wisdom® Fellow Britton King had a favorite moment during last winter’s Super Bowl. No, it wasn’t a touchdown or an interception. It was when...

Literacy News Family Engagement
Wit & Wisdom Fellow Shares 5 Tips for Encouraging Students to Read for Fun
Eureka Math Blog
6.23.2022

Lynne Munson Writes About the Importance of Readability in Math Materials in The 74

Approximately one in five people have dyslexia, a learning difference that is widely understood to affect how students learn to read. Less recognized...

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Lynne Munson Writes About the Importance of Readability in Math Materials in The 74
Witwisdom Blog
5.20.2022

State Testing Time? Don’t Stop Your High-Quality Instruction

Worried about the “need” for test prep this time of year and its impact on your teaching? George Galindo, an implementation leader for Wit & Wisdom®,...

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State Testing Time? Don’t Stop Your High-Quality Instruction
Witwisdom Blog
5.20.2022

A Knowledge-Rich Approach Shouldn’t Stop on Testing Days: Wit & Wisdom’s Katie Waters Explains in the Dallas Morning News

Katie Waters, content lead for Wit & Wisdom®, has an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News on positive changes to the Texas state reading test, known as...

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A Knowledge-Rich Approach Shouldn’t Stop on Testing Days: Wit & Wisdom’s Katie Waters Explains in the Dallas Morning News
Witwisdom Blog
5.02.2022

Why a Bronx School Switched Its English Language Arts Curriculum Mid-Pandemic

When school leaders at P.S. 236 in the Bronx, NY, found that Units of Study, a reading curriculum produced by Columbia University’s Teachers College,...

Literacy News High-Quality Curriculum
Why a Bronx School Switched Its English Language Arts Curriculum Mid-Pandemic
Aha Blog
2.22.2022

Four Ways Parents Can Help Address Learning Gaps

At the start of the 2021–2022 school year, Nell McAnelly, chair of the board of directors for the Great Minds® Public Benefit Corporation, shared...

Student Engagement News Unfinished Learning
Four Ways Parents Can Help Address Learning Gaps
Eureka Math Blog
2.17.2022

Lynne Munson in Special Education TODAY on Making Math Accessible and Rigorous for All Students

Great Minds® founder and CEO Lynne Munson shares her family’s story and the Eureka Math2TM story in this post on the Special Education TODAY blog....

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Lynne Munson in Special Education TODAY on Making Math Accessible and Rigorous for All Students
Eureka Math Blog
1.24.2022

Newspaper Spotlights the Need to Make Math Materials Readable for All Learners: One Student’s Impact on Eureka Math²

At Great Minds®, we take student voice seriously. Opportunities for students to engage in discourse about their learning appear across content areas...

Student Engagement News Readability
Newspaper Spotlights the Need to Make Math Materials Readable for All Learners: One Student’s Impact on Eureka Math²
Witwisdom Blog
1.20.2022

North Carolina District Gets Spotlight for Literacy Efforts

It’s great to see Jackson County Public Schools get the attention it deserves for taking important steps to improve literacy education. The...

Literacy News
North Carolina District Gets Spotlight for Literacy Efforts
Witwisdom Blog
1.10.2022

Bringing Equitable and Engaging Writing Practices to the Elementary Classroom

Tanisha Washington, a regional director of implementation services for Wit & Wisdom®, shares her story of getting elementary students to write with...

Literacy Writing Instruction News
Bringing Equitable and Engaging Writing Practices to the Elementary Classroom
Aha Blog
1.07.2022

From the 74, Modeling Innovation in Challenging Times

Let’s talk innovation. Great Minds® Founder and CEO Lynne Munson and Director of Great Minds Schools Steven Shadel have co-authored a blog post on...

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From the 74, Modeling Innovation in Challenging Times
Witwisdom Blog
12.21.2021

The Power of Integrating Reading and Writing in the ELA Classroom

There is a lot of talk about how today’s math instruction looks pretty different from how most adults learned math as kids. Math instruction today...

Literacy Writing Instruction News
The Power of Integrating Reading and Writing in the ELA Classroom
Eureka Math Blog
12.15.2021

Tips for Sparking Joy, Boosting Engagement in Math Class from Eureka Math Writer and Veteran Teacher

Looking to engage your students in math while ensuring that they have fun at the same time? Grade 2 teacher and senior curriculum developer for...

Eureka Math Student Engagement News
Tips for Sparking Joy, Boosting Engagement in Math Class from Eureka Math Writer and Veteran Teacher
Eureka Math Blog
12.15.2021

Why Math Journals are a Tool You Should Use in Your Classroom

Nell McAnelly has some can’t-miss advice in Edutopia. In a recent blog post, she explains why teachers should empower students to use journals as...

Eureka Math News Writing
Why Math Journals are a Tool You Should Use in Your Classroom
Phd-Science Blog
12.14.2021

PhD Science Awarded STEAM Excellence Award

Great Minds® is pleased to announce that PhD Science® was selected as a winning product of the “Educators Pick Best of STEMTM 2021” STEAM Excellence...

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PhD Science Awarded STEAM Excellence Award
Eureka Math Blog
11.10.2021

Great Minds Unveils Eureka Math²

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Great Minds Unveils Eureka Math2

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Great Minds Unveils Eureka Math²
Witwisdom Blog
9.28.2021

Want to Know How School is Going for Your Children? Ask the Right Questions

Terri Downing offers great advice to parents in an op-ed in the Asheville Citizen-Times.

Student Engagement News
Want to Know How School is Going for Your Children? Ask the Right Questions
Aha Blog
9.21.2021

Student Disruption Continues to be Relevant Today

It’s been an active and destructive hurricane season here in Louisiana where I live and have worked as an educator for three decades. Hurricane Ida...

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Student Disruption Continues to be Relevant Today
Aha Blog
6.11.2021

Massachusetts Approves Eureka Math for Accelerated Learning

For Immediate Release

Eureka Math News
Massachusetts Approves Eureka Math for Accelerated Learning
Aha Blog
2.26.2021

ICYMI: Natalie Wexler in Forbes.com, “Baltimore’s Schools Chief Says Curriculum is Key to Education Equity”

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021—In the Forbes.com article, “Baltimore’s Schools Chief Says Curriculum Is Key to Education Equity,” prominent education...

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ICYMI: Natalie Wexler in Forbes.com, “Baltimore’s Schools Chief Says Curriculum is Key to Education Equity”
Eureka Math Blog
12.09.2020

324,000 California Students Use Eureka Math, Eureka Math in Sync

Wednesday, December 9, 2020—An estimated 324,000 California public school students in Transitional Kindergarten–Grade 8 use Eureka Math®/Eureka Math...

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324,000 California Students Use Eureka Math, Eureka Math in Sync
Phd-Science Blog
10.09.2020

ICYMI: "New Science Curriculum Provides Hands-on Learning"

In the Star Herald of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, school principal and science content area specialist Jeremy Behnke highlights the experiential nature of...

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ICYMI: "New Science Curriculum Provides Hands-on Learning"
Aha Blog
9.21.2020

New York City DOE Highlights New Blended Learning Tools From Great Minds

For Immediate Release

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New York City DOE Highlights New Blended Learning Tools From Great Minds
Aha Blog
9.04.2020

TEA Launches First Set of Innovative Learning Solutions for K–12 Math

ICYMI The Texas Education Agency announced Great Minds® as the creator of Eureka Math for Texas Home Learning for Grades K–5. The TEA release follows.

Eureka Math News High-Quality Curriculum
TEA Launches First Set of Innovative Learning Solutions for K–12 Math
Eureka Math Blog
7.09.2020

Starting with What They Know: An Asset-Based Approach to Helping All Students Access Grade-Level Math Content

LauraMarie Coleman, a professional development and implementation support leader for Eureka Math®, published this terrific article, “Build a Bridge:...

Student Engagement News
Starting with What They Know: An Asset-Based Approach to Helping All Students Access Grade-Level Math Content
Aha Blog
7.09.2020

Free Video Lessons Available for Distance Learning

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Thursday, July 9, 2020—In an unprecedented effort to prevent summer learning...

Eureka Math News Virtual Learning
Free Video Lessons Available for Distance Learning
Aha Blog
5.18.2020

Great Minds® in Sync to Provide Customized Continuous Learning Immediately After Knowledge on the Go™ Ends

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org (202) 297-9437 Monday, May 18, 2020—Great Minds PBC today announced a new...

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Great Minds® in Sync to Provide Customized Continuous Learning Immediately After Knowledge on the Go™ Ends
Phd-Science Blog
5.06.2020

New K–2 PhD Science™ Curriculum to be Open Educational Resource

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Wednesday, May 6, 2020—Great Minds® today announced that the newly developed...

News Science Great Minds in Sync
New K–2 PhD Science™ Curriculum to be Open Educational Resource
Aha Blog
4.08.2020

Knowledge on the Go™ Adds Geodes® Books for Emerging Readers

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Wednesday, April 8, 2020—Knowledge on the Go™, the free video lesson series from...

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Knowledge on the Go™ Adds Geodes® Books for Emerging Readers
Aha Blog
3.16.2020

Great Minds Announces “Knowledge on the Go” Free Video Lesson Series, Additional Free Eureka Math Resources to Promote Learning During School Closures

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Monday, March 16, 2020—Great Minds PBC today announced a new, free series of...

News Great Minds Virtual Learning
Great Minds Announces “Knowledge on the Go” Free Video Lesson Series, Additional Free Eureka Math Resources to Promote Learning During School Closures
Witwisdom Blog
3.02.2020

Wit & Wisdom Grades K–2 from Great Minds Earn Top EdReports Rating

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Monday, March 2, 2020—Grades K–2 of Wit & Wisdom®, the English language arts...

Early Literacy News High-Quality Curriculum
Wit & Wisdom Grades K–2 from Great Minds Earn Top EdReports Rating
Aha Blog
2.24.2020

California English Teachers Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Jago

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Monday, February 24, 2020—Great Minds founder and CEO Lynne Munson today...

Literacy News
California English Teachers Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Jago
Eureka Math Blog
2.19.2020

Eureka Math® from Great Minds® Available for Virginia Classrooms

For Immediate Release

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Eureka Math® from Great Minds® Available for Virginia Classrooms
Aha Blog
2.19.2020

Great Minds® Announces New Digital Assessment Tool for Eureka Math®, Wit & Wisdom®

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020—Great Minds® today announced a new digital assessment...

Digital Assessments News
Great Minds® Announces New Digital Assessment Tool for Eureka Math®, Wit & Wisdom®
Aha Blog
1.10.2020

Great Minds® Announces Conversion to Public Benefit Corporation

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Friday, Jan. 10, 2020—The nonprofit Great Minds® today announced that its...

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Great Minds® Announces Conversion to Public Benefit Corporation
Witwisdom Blog
11.19.2019

Great Minds Seeks Wit & Wisdom® Professional Development Fellows

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Tuesday, November 19, 2019—Great Minds® is seeking Professional Development...

Professional Development News
Great Minds Seeks Wit & Wisdom® Professional Development Fellows
Phd-Science Blog
10.31.2019

PhD Science™ Earns Two More Tier 1 Ratings in Louisiana

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Thursday, October 31, 2019—PhD Science™ from Great Minds® has earned two more...

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PhD Science™ Earns Two More Tier 1 Ratings in Louisiana
Aha Blog
10.16.2019

Munson Celebrates 25 Years of CASEL, Social-Emotional Learning

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019—Great Minds® founder and CEO Lynne Munson joined the...

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Munson Celebrates 25 Years of CASEL, Social-Emotional Learning
Aha Blog
10.04.2019

Great Minds® Curricula Integrate Social-Emotional Learning with Instruction

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Friday, Oct. 4, 2019—Great Minds has released analyses detailing how its math...

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Great Minds® Curricula Integrate Social-Emotional Learning with Instruction
Eureka Math Blog
9.27.2019

District of Columbia Students Post Steady Gains with Eureka Math®

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Friday, Sept. 27, 2019—District of Columbia Public School students once again...

News Student Achievement
District of Columbia Students Post Steady Gains with Eureka Math®
Eureka Math Blog
9.27.2019

ICYMI: “Eureka Math Strategy Adding Up to Success in Guilford County Classrooms”

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Friday, Sept. 27, 2019—WFMY News 2 in Greensboro, N.C., reports Guilford County...

Eureka Math News
ICYMI: “Eureka Math Strategy Adding Up to Success in Guilford County Classrooms”
Witwisdom Blog
9.27.2019

ICYMI: NBC News Highlights Curricula as Pillar of Baltimore Blueprint for Success

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: Chad.Colby@greatminds.org Friday, Sept. 27, 2019—An NBC News story highlights high quality curricula as a...

News Equity
ICYMI: NBC News Highlights Curricula as Pillar of Baltimore Blueprint for Success
Witwisdom Blog
8.05.2019

Wit & Wisdom® Texts Now Available on DonorsChoose.org

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Monday, Aug. 5, 2019—Teachers now have the option of using DonorsChoose.org to...

Literacy News
Wit & Wisdom® Texts Now Available on DonorsChoose.org
Phd-Science Blog
8.02.2019

Great Minds® PhD Science™ Investigation Kits Now Available

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Friday, August 2, 2019—Great Minds® is now shipping custom Investigation Kits to...

News Science
Great Minds® PhD Science™ Investigation Kits Now Available
Aha Blog
7.18.2019

New York City Schools Community District 19 to Use Great Minds® Curricula

For Immediate Release Contact: Chad Colby: chad.colby@greatminds.org Thursday, July 18, 2019—Starting this fall, New York City Schools Community...

Eureka Math Wit & Wisdom News
New York City Schools Community District 19 to Use Great Minds® Curricula
EdSource
10.11.2022

Coalition says 'science of reading-aligned' core curricula barely used in California

At a time of rising interest nationwide in phonics-focused reading instruction, few California districts are using so-called “science of reading”...

California Literacy News Science of Reading
Coalition says 'science of reading-aligned' core curricula barely used in California
The 74
3.07.2023

Educators’ View: What Teachers Need to Succeed and Stay in the Classroom

McAnelly & Neira: Give teachers a say in the work they do — including writing curriculum — and a path toward learning and growing as professionals

Great Minds Schools News
Educators’ View: What Teachers Need to Succeed and Stay in the Classroom
Education Week
3.07.2023

We Must Integrate Reading and Writing

To the Editor: Kudos to Education Week for rolling out a collection of articles on elementary writing instruction, a vital area of literacy...

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We Must Integrate Reading and Writing
The Daily News of Newburyport
3.22.2023

Amesbury Elementary Students 'Space Out'

AMESBURY — Few things grab children’s imagination like the vast mysteries of space. So when teachers at Amesbury Elementary School received the...

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Amesbury Elementary Students 'Space Out'
PR Newswire
3.30.2023

Eureka Math² Earns Top Marks from EdReports

The independent reviewer, which uses a Consumer Reports-like model to evaluate K–12 curricula, gave the newest math curriculum from Great Minds PBC®...

Eureka Math² Math News
Eureka Math² Earns Top Marks from EdReports
NYC
5.09.2023

Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks Launch Major new Citywide Campaign to Dramatically Strengthen Literacy

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Education (DOE) Chancellor David C. Banks today launched “New York City...

Literacy New York News Wit & Wisdom
Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks Launch Major new Citywide Campaign to Dramatically Strengthen Literacy
The New York Times
5.09.2023

New York Is Forcing Schools to Change How They Teach Children to Read

Half of children in grades three to eight fail reading tests. The city’s schools chancellor, who has faulted the current approach, will begin rolling...

Literacy New York News Wit & Wisdom
New York Is Forcing Schools to Change How They Teach Children to Read
PR Newswire
5.09.2023

New Leadership on the Great Minds Digital and Product Teams to Spur Further Growth, Expand Offerings

Key divisions of Great Minds PBC® are getting new leadership. The changes will help the PK–12 innovator expand its digital and product offerings to...

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New Leadership on the Great Minds Digital and Product Teams to Spur Further Growth, Expand Offerings
Chalkbeat
5.09.2023

NYC forces elementary schools to use one of three reading programs in massive literacy push

New York City’s elementary schools will be required to use one of three reading curriculums, a tectonic shift that education officials hope will...

Literacy New York News Wit & Wisdom
NYC forces elementary schools to use one of three reading programs in massive literacy push
The Independent
5.11.2023

Santa Barbara Unified Changes Course on Literacy Instruction

As of Tuesday, May 9, the Santa Barbara Unified School District’s elementary schools will be officially transitioning to a new method of literacy...

California Literacy News Wit & Wisdom
Santa Barbara Unified Changes Course on Literacy Instruction
Edpost
5.26.2023

Why The Student Voice In The Classroom Immediately Improves Education

Mya Gooden, a sixth grader at Salk Elementary School in Clinton Township, wrote me a letter several years ago as part of a class assignment. As the...

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Why The Student Voice In The Classroom Immediately Improves Education
PR Newswire
6.07.2023

Great Minds Earns Great Place to Work Certification

The prestigious award is based on what current employees have to say about working at their company. To earn a certification, seven out of 10...

News
Great Minds Earns Great Place to Work Certification
Chalkbeat
3.14.2023

How This IPS Teacher Helped Boost Student Math Scores

Sixth grade teacher Jacob Gregory uses basketball to foster a love of math among his students.

Math News
How This IPS Teacher Helped Boost Student Math Scores
The Republic
3.12.2023

BCSC Looks at New Math Curriculum

Adopting a new math curriculum for grade school students will be recommended next month by the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp.’s Elementary...

Math News
BCSC Looks at New Math Curriculum
Columbia Basin Herald
3.31.2023

Royal Schools Adopt New Math Curriculum

ROYAL CITY — Royal schools will be seeing some changes in math after the Royal School Board voted unanimously at its meeting Monday to adopt new K-3...

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Royal Schools Adopt New Math Curriculum
Rio Rancho Observer
4.29.2023

New Math Materials All Add Up At Vista Grande Elementary

It’s not headline news, but it is a tale of concern: New Mexico ranks 50th in the nation in fourth-grade math proficiency. It’s tough to refute...

Eureka Math Math New Mexico News
New Math Materials All Add Up At Vista Grande Elementary
New York Daily News
5.10.2023

New NYC curricula plan will transform learning: Chancellor David Banks delivers to help get all kids reading

The chancellor of New York City Public Schools, David Banks, made a promise in January to end the city’s free-for-all approach to curricula...

Literacy New York News Wit & Wisdom
New NYC curricula plan will transform learning: Chancellor David Banks delivers to help get all kids reading
Education Week
5.12.2023

A Survivor’s Guide to Weathering Uncertain Times: Advice for Education Companies

Leaders of education organizations say there are pragmatic steps organizations can take to strengthen their businesses amid prevailing uncertainty.

News
A Survivor’s Guide to Weathering Uncertain Times: Advice for Education Companies
Education Week
6.06.2023

We Must Encourage Students to Communicate

It was a joy to read the article, “Quick Ways Teachers Can Encourage Students to Listen to Each Other” (April 19, 2023). Too often, we forget that we...

Eureka Math² Math News
We Must Encourage Students to Communicate
PR Newswire
6.22.2023

PhD Science from Great Minds Earns High Marks in Rigorous Review from WestEd

PhD Science®, an elementary school science curriculum developed by Great Minds PBC®, has earned high marks from WestEd, an independent nonprofit...

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PhD Science from Great Minds Earns High Marks in Rigorous Review from WestEd
Warwick Beacon
7.13.2023

Why K-8 students have sent math, reading scores soaring

The Warwick Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Lisa Schultz is out to spread good school news. Schultz is excited about K-8 math and...

Literacy Math News Wit & Wisdom
Why K-8 students have sent math, reading scores soaring
Edpost
7.14.2023

I Teach High School Math: How I Lead with Equity in Mind

As a 10th-grade math teacher, I’m getting a lot of questions about whether I’m feeling pessimistic amid so much bad news about student learning loss....

Math News
I Teach High School Math: How I Lead with Equity in Mind
The 74
8.02.2023

Elementary School Kids Get Just 18 Minutes of Science a Day. That Has to Change

Teacher's view: Early science education helps students succeed in HS and college — and become the innovators of tomorrow. When students of all ages...

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Elementary School Kids Get Just 18 Minutes of Science a Day. That Has to Change
Wilkes Journal-Patriot
8.30.2023

New educator support is high priority

The 2023-24 academic year began Monday in 21 Wilkes County public schools with plans for greater support of teachers (especially beginner teachers),...

News Professional Learning Wit & Wisdom
New educator support is high priority
The 74
9.20.2023

Getting High-Quality Math Curriculum to the Students Who Need It Most

Livingston: Study of 934 districts finds the market is becoming stronger. But states and schools must still seek out the best educational materials.

Eureka Math Math News
Getting High-Quality Math Curriculum to the Students Who Need It Most
GreatMinds
10.12.2023

Detroit News: Michigan Teacher of the Year and Great Minds PD Associate Candice Jackson Pens Op-Ed To Promote Parent Engagement

Michigan's 2023–2024 Teacher of the Year Candice Jackson wrote this compelling op-ed in the Detroit News about the need to better engage families to...

Family Engagement Learning Gaps News
Detroit News: Michigan Teacher of the Year and Great Minds PD Associate Candice Jackson Pens Op-Ed To Promote Parent Engagement
Richmond Times Dispatch
6.25.2023

Commentary: To close math learning gap, first help teachers

Using high-quality instructional materials, tutoring and summer programs, schools have taken steps to support students and boost math learning.

Math News
Commentary: To close math learning gap, first help teachers
The Sylva Herald
7.05.2023

Meeting goals at the present, making goals for the future

Summer break never felt so sweet. I am pleased that commencement ceremonies were special and highlighted the incredible graduating class of 2023 from...

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Meeting goals at the present, making goals for the future
Dayton Daily News
7.05.2023

VOICES: Pair reading lists with visits to local sites to give your kids a literacy boost this summer

In our house, summer vacation brings a welcome break from packing lunches, remembering homework, and shuttling kids to sports. But in addition to the...

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VOICES: Pair reading lists with visits to local sites to give your kids a literacy boost this summer
Chicago Sun-Times
7.25.2023

Young people aren’t reading books enough. Here’s one way to change that.

Most young people rarely, if ever, read for fun. By linking art with reading, young people can learn to love both — and develop their knowledge of...

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Young people aren’t reading books enough. Here’s one way to change that.
The Indianapolis Star
7.26.2023

How Marian University became a leader in preparing teachers on the science of reading

Educators at Marian University in Indianapolis saw the need for a new way to teach reading long before the Indiana legislature made it a requirement...

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How Marian University became a leader in preparing teachers on the science of reading
Kappan
8.28.2023

Emerging stronger

A Massachusetts district uses curriculum, teacher support, and data to fuel student academic growth. The COVID-19 pandemic hit the Pentucket Regional...

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Emerging stronger
New York Amsterdam News
8.24.2023

Educators deep dive into city’s NYC Reads Initiative

The New York City (NYC) Reads school initiative is a major undertaking that Mayor Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor David Banks promised would be...

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Educators deep dive into city’s NYC Reads Initiative
Richmond Times Dispatch
8.07.2023

Survey: Virginians want $12K to return to the office full time

How much money would employees need to go from working at home to returning to the office? According to a sample of remote workers in Virginia, a bit...

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Survey: Virginians want $12K to return to the office full time
Education Week
8.29.2023

Informed Literacy Leadership Matters

To the Editor: Thanks to EdWeek for continuing to lift up the voices of educators and highlight important discussions happening in the field around...

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Informed Literacy Leadership Matters
Chicago Tribune
9.08.2023

Op-ed: Teaching math the same old way won’t get us out of this mess

I’m guilty of using failing instructional methods. The way I taught math before didn’t encourage my students to make connections.

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Op-ed: Teaching math the same old way won’t get us out of this mess
The Robesonian
9.06.2023

REPORT: PSRC students make gains in 2022-23 school year

Robeson County students joined students across the state with overall gains in the 2022-2023 school year.State test results from the 2022-2023 school...

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REPORT: PSRC students make gains in 2022-23 school year
The Dallas Morning News
9.13.2023

How Dallas ISD is changing the way kids learn math

How Dallas ISD is changing the way kids learn mathDISD has moved to a new math curriculum that places emphasis in student-direct learning. This is a...

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How Dallas ISD is changing the way kids learn math
The Detroit News
9.20.2023

Jackson: Empowering families helps close learning gaps

As this school year gets underway, we have to adopt proven strategies to close persistent learning gaps worsened by the pandemic and its aftermath....

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Jackson: Empowering families helps close learning gaps
Edutopia
10.02.2023

Great Minds Board Chair Nell McAnelly Featured in Edutopia

Blog post highlights how using board games can engage students and improve learning.

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Great Minds Board Chair Nell McAnelly Featured in Edutopia
The 74
10.12.2023

Why the Kids in My School Move from Class to Class — as Young as Kindergarten

Principal's view: It's a revolutionary approach for K-8 that our students and teachers really like — and could help close pandemic learning gaps

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Why the Kids in My School Move from Class to Class — as Young as Kindergarten
BenitoLink
12.06.2023

Hollister school closing the pandemic gap

Accelerated Achievement Academy uses innovative methods to increase student scores.

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Hollister school closing the pandemic gap
The 74
12.06.2023

Hands-On Learning: At One Louisiana School, ‘Phenomenon-Driven’ Curriculum Is Boosting Students’ Confidence & Learning Skills

Inside Baton Rouge’s Central Intermediate School, where educators are now implementing phenomenon-driven curriculum across all elementary grades.

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Hands-On Learning: At One Louisiana School, ‘Phenomenon-Driven’ Curriculum Is Boosting Students’ Confidence & Learning Skills
The Shelton Herald
12.07.2023

CT officials look into why Shelton schools improved so much in English, math scores

The school district’s shift to a new English and language arts curriculum three years ago has paid dividends with improved student performance, and...

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CT officials look into why Shelton schools improved so much in English, math scores
USA Today
12.11.2023

USA Today: Is your kid struggling with math in school? They're not being taught the right way.

Students in the U.S. are well behind where they should be in learning math, a problem that has huge implications for their success in school and...

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USA Today: Is your kid struggling with math in school? They're not being taught the right way.
KY3
12.13.2023

Willard School District seeks parental input on new language arts curricula

To enhance literacy within its student body, the Willard School District is contacting parents for input on two potential language arts curricula.

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Willard School District seeks parental input on new language arts curricula
Education Week
1.15.2024

There’s a Design Flaw With Many Reading Tests. Here’s One State’s Fix

Louisiana’s pilot links to its homegrown curriculum, not decontextualized reading passages

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There’s a Design Flaw With Many Reading Tests. Here’s One State’s Fix
The Henderson News
1.12.2024

Henderson ISD’s college, career readiness efforts yield results

About 95 percent of Henderson ISD’s class of 2024 is expected to meet the state’s College, Career and Military Readiness (CCMR) threshold

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Henderson ISD’s college, career readiness efforts yield results
State Education Standard
1.24.2024

How Background Knowledge Builds Good Readers and Why Knowledge Building ELA Curricula Are Vital

A common base of content knowledge and coherent, comprehensive, and sequential curricula to deliver it are prerequisites for reading comprehension....

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How Background Knowledge Builds Good Readers and Why Knowledge Building ELA Curricula Are Vital
ASCD
10.05.2022

Why It’s Not Enough to “Teach Reading”

There's some truth to the phrase "leveled texts lead to leveled lives."

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Why It’s Not Enough to “Teach Reading”
Chalkbeat
2.05.2024

What Michigan parents need to know about the ‘science of reading’

Many school districts across the country are updating their reading curriculums to methods that use the "science of reading." Some Michigan schools...

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What Michigan parents need to know about the ‘science of reading’
The Robesonian
2.06.2024

Public Schools of Robeson County see post-pandemic improvements

A new analysis of North Carolina 2022-23 test results shared in the Year-Over-Year State Analysis Report indicates clear signs of continued academic...

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Public Schools of Robeson County see post-pandemic improvements
Thomas B. Fordham Institute
2.08.2024

Ohio continues to move toward high-quality reading curricula

Ohio's new framework for reading instruction centers on the science of reading, an instructional approach that research has proven is an effective...

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Ohio continues to move toward high-quality reading curricula
The Texas Tribune
2.12.2024

Texas children are still struggling with math after the pandemic. Some schools are trying a new approach.

Policy experts worry students will fall short of the state's future workforce needs. Educators hope the new curriculum will help them.

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Texas children are still struggling with math after the pandemic. Some schools are trying a new approach.
Austin American-Statesman
2.14.2024

Texas students are struggling with math. Here's how Eureka Math curriculum aims to fix it

Some school districts like Dallas ISD are trying a different method to improve student performance.

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Texas students are struggling with math. Here's how Eureka Math curriculum aims to fix it
CBS News
2.21.2024

New York City teachers embracing massive changes as new reading curriculum is implemented

Our fourth and final installment of our series on literacy, "The Science of Reading," examines how teachers are feeling about the road ahead.

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New York City teachers embracing massive changes as new reading curriculum is implemented