19 results for my math lab

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    Overcoming Hurdles to Help Developmental Math Students Succeed

    Nearly 70% of students at South Arkansas Community College (SouthArk) need math remediation before entering college-level courses. SouthArk has a combination of traditional and nontraditional students, some are directly out of high school, some chose to work a couple years then decided to return, while others have not been to college for decades. With such a diverse group of students, […]
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    Saturn Elementary School Earns Statewide Recognition with 90% Passing Florida's Reading and Math Assessment

    Digital Courseware from Pearson Levels Playing Field for At-Risk and Low-Income Children CHANDLER, Arizona – April 16, 2010 – Even with a very diverse student population, including 45 percent who are mobile, 35 percent who are exceptional students and 70 percent who receive a free or reduced price lunch, Saturn Elementary in Cocoa has consistently achieved high test scores on […]
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    Saturn Elementary School Earns Statewide Recognition with 90% Passing Florida’s Reading and Math Assessment

    Digital Courseware from Pearson Levels Playing Field for At-Risk and Low-Income Children CHANDLER, Arizona – April 16, 2010 – Even with a very diverse student population, including 45 percent who are mobile, 35 percent who are exceptional students and 70 percent who receive a free or reduced price lunch, Saturn Elementary in Cocoa has consistently achieved high test scores on […]
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    Math Doesn’t Have to Be a Four Letter Word

    New report documents improved performance and cost savings using Pearson’s MyMathLab Boston, MA, April 6, 2011 — It’s a huge expense for colleges and universities already hampered by declining state education funds. And it’s a four letter word that strikes fear into the hearts of many students. What are we talking about? Math, of course–but it doesn’t have to be […]
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    Math Doesn’t Have to Be a Four Letter Word

    New report documents improved performance and cost savings using Pearson’s MyMathLab Boston, MA, April 6, 2011 — It’s a huge expense for colleges and universities already hampered by declining state education funds. And it’s a four letter word that strikes fear into the hearts of many students. What are we talking about? Math, of course–but it doesn’t have to be […]
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    Accelerating Completion

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    Investment in Efficacy Studies Sets Pearson Apart as Leading Research-Based Education Provider

    Innovation Center Serves as "Test Tube" to Validate Instructional Programs New York, NY, June 1, 2010 — "Shooting in the dark" is what U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says school districts are doing if they don’t capture "real, quality data at the state and district level to track students from preschool through higher education." As Duncan moves forward with the […]
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    Jackson State Community College's Mathematics Department, Using Pearson's Groundbreaking Technology, Wins Prestigious Bellwether Award

    Pearson’s MyMathLabPlus helps colleges and universities improve student performance, control costs. Jackson, TN,: March 8, 2010 — Jackson State Community College’s successful efforts to revolutionize developmental math nationally while removing barriers for students has been honored with the prestigious Bellwether Award. The Bellwether Awards are presented annually to trendsetting programs that other community colleges might find worthy of replicating. Using Pearson’s […]
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    Jackson State program increases math grades, completion rates

    Jackson Sun TN 31-Jan Jackson State Community College’s SMART Math Center is earning accolades for increasing student achievement and course completion with its usage of the computer software MyMathLab Plus. “Our lab really focuses on individualized instruction,” said Linda Rainer, an adjunct professor. “They don’t have to worry about trying to keep up with their peers or the teacher. We’re […]
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    Math Talk That Builds Understanding: Explain, Justify and Validate

    As a group of professors, we often discuss ways to improve students’ engagement and mathematical understanding in our introductory mathematics courses. In 2012, we decided to re-design our courses using online technology. We chose to integrate MyLabsPlus version of MyMathLab, an online learning tool where students can practice mathematical concepts, access helpful resources, and get immediate feedback. As faculty members, […]
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    New Online Courses Increase NovaNET Offerings Aimed at Reducing the School Dropout Rate

    Fresh Lessons Now Available in Geography, Literature, Math and Biology Labs for Students in Grades 6-12 Chandler, Ariz., May 17, 2010 — “The stakes are too high – for our children, for our economy, for our country. It’s time for all of us to come together – parents and students, principals and teachers, business leaders and elected officials – to […]
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    Innovative Technology Programs Help Colleges Improve Achievement and Control Costs

    Report Highlights Success of Pearson’s MyLab and Mastering Programs BOSTON—November 28, 2011—As U.S. higher education faces unprecedented financial and enrollment pressures, colleges and universities are seeking ways to serve more students with fewer funds.  Many of these institutions are increasing student performance and cost savings by using innovative technology programs from Pearson, according to a new report.  The report documents […]
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    Science for YouTube Generation of Students to Surge into Louisiana Classrooms

    School children to learn from Gulf oil spill, Hurricane Katrina in Pearson’s Louisiana Interactive Science materials headed into schools. Baton Rouge, LA, February 9, 2011 — From the Gulf oil spill to Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana classrooms will get a surge of science for the YouTube generation of students with new instructional materials approved by the state. School children will learn from […]
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    Isn’t a Course Redesign Supposed to Increase my Pass Rates?

    You’ve seen the numbers, schools that have drastically improved their pass rates after implementing an emporium model of teaching, some even going as high as doubling their pass rate. Well, when we first started our Math Emporium, we saw a 22% decrease in our pass rates! We knew long before we saw the numbers that things were not going well. […]
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    Charting a Digital Future: Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne Navigation Led by Instructors

    In this second part of a three-part series, we continue our conversation with Samantha Birk, Associate Director for Instructional Technology at Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). Samantha has been instrumental in coordinating with faculty and the bookstore managers to implement technologies that give students and faculty easy access to affordable digital course materials, which includes the Follett […]
  • Students of Today Help Design Learning Tools of Tomorrow

    Every week, a team of eight 2nd-7th graders arrives at Pearson's offices in Chandler, Arizona, ready to work side-by-side with the company’s designers and developers.
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    Course Redesign

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    Hackettstown Students Hit Their Learning Stride with Pearson's SuccessMaker and Waterford Early Learning

    New Jersey Learners Improve Math and Reading Achievement with Personalized Digital Programs New York, October 25, 2010 — “One day I observed our kindergarten and first-grade students leaving the computer lab. Their chins were up in the air; they’re looking at their parents dead in the eye with big smiles on their faces and with their chests all puffed up. They […]
  • Transition-to-Practice: Programs for New Graduate RNs

    (Interview with Audrey Berman) Research has shown for many years that employers of new nursing graduates find they are not fully prepared to provide safe and effective inpatient care. In this blog post, Audrey Berman, PhD, RN, shares her experience and best practices for creating transition-to-practice programs for new graduate RNs. Read on to learn how you can better prepare […]