eMATH September 2021 Newsletter

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Welcome back to school teachers, students, parents, and administrators (not necessarily in that order). Of course, some schools around the country have been back in session for over a month now, but many in the northeast, specifically those in New York City, have just restarted. Some of these schools are having in school classes for the first time in over a year. They have been busy preparing for this challenging year, as have we. We… Read more »

eMATH August 2021 Newsletter

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It is that time of the year again. Schools are reopening around the country. Teachers and students are enjoying their last few weeks of vacation before Labor Day weekend. Teachers are already actively setting up rooms, planning out their first few days, and generally getting themselves ready for what it likely to be another strange and stressful year. Here at eMATHinstruction, we are also getting ready and have just published our first round of add-ons… Read more »

Algebra I Live Regents Review

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We will be hosting our annual YouTube Live Regents review for Algebra I. Kirk Weiler will be going over the June 2019 Algebra I Regents exam. Click below to subscribe on YouTube and access a copy of the exam. Tuesday, Jun 22nd 2021 6:00-9:00 pm

eMATH May 2021 Newsletter

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May is here which means we are in the homestretch of instruction. School will soon be over. Yay! Here at eMATH we have been working hard to improve our YouTube channel. All videos are now organized by course. We have also made playlists for each unit to make it easier to find the video you need. As always, videos are accessible directly from the unit pages on our website. We encourage you to check out… Read more »

The Role of Homework in the Age of Photomath and Chegg

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The debate about the role of homework in math education has been around for quite a long time. How much homework should be assigned? Should homework be collected and graded for accuracy or should it only receive a completion grade. What portion of a student’s grade should depend on homework rather than assessments and projects? There are many in the world of math education who believe that homework should either be deemphasized, not used for… Read more »

eMATH April 2021 Newsletter

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Now that spring break is in the rear window for most of us, the final quarter is beginning and our attention turns to the beginning of the end. Teachers all over New York and around the country are working in completely remote, hybrid, and completely in person settings, with challenges that go along with each. We want to give a shout out to all of the teachers who have worked so hard throughout this very… Read more »

eMATH March 2021 Newsletter

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Spring is on the horizon and the ever-so-strange school year continues into its final chapters. As always, we want to recognize the hard work and dedication of all of the amazing teachers out there who are doing their best to educate our kids in ways that they never envisioned when becoming teachers. We also wanted to give a shoutout to all of the parents and students themselves who are working so hard to learn valuable… Read more »

Accessible Formats for Visually Impaired Students

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Over the years we have received inquiries on whether our materials are available in Braille or large format for visually impaired students. Converting any text, especially mathematics texts with all of their diagrams, is not an easy nor an inexpensive process. The state of New York, through the New York State Resource Center, has had several of our texts transcribed into Braille and or large format by T-Base Communications. The NYS Resource Center has graciously… Read more »

eMATH February 2021 Newsletter

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Congratulations goes out to all of the teachers and students who have made it past mid-winter. Given the frigid temperatures around the country just knowing it will be over soon is something to hang onto. Our thoughts go out to everyone in Texas and other southern areas that are having a particularly tough time. Here in the Northeast we’ve had more snow than we did last year for sure. We’ve had multiple Nor’easters and another… Read more »

Next Generation Algebra I vs CCSS Algebra I

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In September of 2022, schools around New York State will transition from the Common Core State Standards version of Algebra I to the New York State Next Generation Mathematics Learning Standards version of Algebra I. Although this transition could certainly be viewed skeptically as simply a rebranding of the Common Core standards, there are important changes that have been made to the course. At eMATHinstruction, we will be publishing N-Gen Math Algebra I to align… Read more »