eMATH January 2022 Newsletter

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Happy New Year! We’ve now closed the book (thankfully) on 2021. As 2022 begins, we know the challenges facing teachers, students, and parents are as daunting as they have ever been. As always, we’ve been working hard to create more resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. Before we detail the new resources we’ve added, all of us at eMATHinstruction want to give a huge shout out to all teachers. You are rock stars,… Read more »

eMATH December 2021 Newsletter

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Wow! Is it December already? It almost doesn’t seem possible. We are quickly heading towards a much-needed winter break. We know that all of the math teachers out there are working hard to finish up those final lessons and get in those final assessments before some well-deserved time off. We have a new set of resources that we know will help take some of that workload off. Here are our newest additions. Middle School Updates… Read more »

eMATH November 2021 Newsletter

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As the days get shorter and weather gets cooler, at least we have our sights set on a nice, long Thanksgiving break coming soon. We have been working hard in the last month of create a whole new set of add-ons for this month, so let’s get right into our newest additions. Middle School Updates In N-Gen Math 6 this month we bring you resources for two units. First, we have the Unit 5 (Algebraic… Read more »

New Units in N-Gen Math 6, 7, and 8

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In 2010, the Common Core State Standards were introduced in order to provide some uniformity about what mathematics should be taught in each grade, at least up until high school coursework. For the most part, the states that adopted the CCSS, taught the same math topics in each grade level. Eventually, many states began to modify the CCSS to provide more clarity about the standards and to make them more grade appropriate. These modifications gave… Read more »

eMATH October 2021 Newsletter

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Hello cooler weather and (modestly) brighter colors!!! It’s full on autumn here in the Hudson Valley of New York. We are excited to see most schools back to a semblance of normality. At eMATHinstruction, we know teachers, students, and parents are all still facing lots of hurdles, not the least of which is making up for lost time from the last few years. We are ready again this month with many new additions to our… Read more »

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 »