eMATH May 2023 Newsletter

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The end of the school year is near and so is end-of-the-year testing. Here at eMATHinstruction, we are wrapping up our new additions for the year and getting into test prep mode. Without further delay, let’s get into our final new resources for the year. NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses: N-Gen Math 6: N-Gen Math 7: N-Gen Math 8: N-Gen… Read more »

eMATH April 2023 Newsletter

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Spring has fully sprung here in upstate New York as we head into the last part of the school year: the trees are bursting with color, the daffodils have already had their heyday, and the ticks are out in full force! We here at eMATH are fighting allergies to finish up the newest edition to our catalogue, our N-Gen Math Geometry videos and workbooks. And we’re always creating new materials for all of our existing… Read more »

eMATH March 2023 Newsletter

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Spring has finally arrived, at least on the calendar. Of course, we hope you all had a great Pi Day on March 14th (check out these fun pi facts that may just blow your mind). We’re excited to be moving through the second half of the school year and can see the end approaching. We’ve got a few more new resources to post before the year is over, so let’s get right into our new… Read more »

The Pen(cil) Is Mightier Than the Screen: Math Must Be Written Out

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This might sound counterintuitive coming from a company that has literally hundreds of online math lessons available on YouTube, but for math to be learned well, students must practice on paper.  Study after study has shown as much: – A 2020 study by the Reboot Foundation found that of students using an online math tool, those who were encouraged to do their calculations using pencil and paper did an average of 13 points better than those who weren’t.  – A… Read more »

eMATH February 2023 Newsletter

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Here in New York, we roll into the second semester now that February is here. And, of course, many schools are far past the mid-point now. Unlike the groundhog, we are predicting an early spring where we have new courses and new resources. Let’s first get into our new additions this month. NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS Here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses: N-Gen Math 6:… Read more »

eMATH January 2023 Newsletter

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Happy New Year to all of the students, teachers, and parents out there! With a new year comes new possibilities and new resolutions. Here at eMATHinstruction, our resolution is what it’s always been: to create new, ever more dynamic materials that help students learn math better and help make teaching math easier. To that end, we have for you a number of new teacher tools (what we like to call “add-ons”) this month for each… Read more »

Winners of the Kirk Weiler Voicemail Contest!

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Thanks to everyone who entered our Kirk Weiler Voicemail Greeting Contest! We were thrilled with the participation and delighted by so many correct answers to this math problem last month! We originally said there would only be one winner, but after such an enthusiastic turnout during the season of giving, we decided to select FOUR VOICEMAIL CONTEST WINNERS. Congratulations to teacher Carolyn and students Dean, Autumn, and Karishma, who have each received a personalized recording… Read more »

eMATH December 2022 Newsletter

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We can’t believe 2022 is almost over! This year, as in years past, we were delighted to make the WeAreTeacher.com’s annual list of The 75 Best Math Websites for Teaching and Learning Math” in the subcategory “Best Comprehensive Math Programs” (listed in alphabetical order). The end of the year means that, for many of us, the ground is white and the nights are long. Just a few more days until the second longest vacation of… Read more »

eMATH November 2022 Newsletter

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Autumn is beginning to feel far too much like winter here in New York. The leaves are gone from the trees and the weather has turned colder, but here at eMATHinstruction we are heating up with new additions to our materials AND new courses on the way… NEW MATERIALS FOR TEACHERS First, here are the new teacher tools to use in the classroom for each of our courses. A note about our unit assessments: We… Read more »

eMATH October 2022 Newsletter

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Happy autumn to all our eMATH teachers, students, and parents out there. The school year is now well underway around the country. Here’s what’s new and need-to-know from eMATH this October 2022! OCTOBER MATH CONFERENCES We are gearing up for these upcoming conferences — hope to see you at one of them! Remember to take a selfie in front of our eMATH booth and post to social media with #eMATHinstruction for a chance to win… Read more »