The tools of the teaching trade are changing. And Des Moines Public Schools has a new state of the art (and science) toolkit: Go Math.
“The 2015 Go Math curriculum is aligned to the Iowa Common Core State Standards,” said Anna Taggart, the district’s Elementary Math Curriculum Coordinator. “We trained over 900 DMPS teachers over the summer on Go Math and Blended Learning with a feedback score of 95% satisfaction, so it is exciting to see Go Math and the new technology being implemented in the elementary classrooms.”
Blended learning is an educational model in which a student learns partially through online delivery of content and instruction that includes an element of student control over path and pace.
Read the full story: http://www.dmschools.org/2014/09/classrooms-at-the-intersection-of-teaching-and-technology/