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    Great Minds Earns Third Tier One Rating

    Great Minds , PR Newswire - 2018-05-22

    Great Minds is now the only curriculum developer to have earned three Tier 1 ratings, the highest possible, from the Louisiana Department of...

    Survey Reveals Eureka Math as District Leaders’ Favorite

    Great Minds , PR Newswire - 2018-05-30

    District leaders surveyed by EdWeek’s Market Brief said they are far more likely to recommend Eureka Math to their peers than the two other market...

    New Math Materials Coming to K-8 Classrooms

    Guilford County Schools (NC) will be implementing Eureka Math in Grades K-8 for the 2018-2019 school year after realizing a need for a more...

    Detroit's Big Math And Reading Shift

    AMANDA RAHN , Great Minds - 2018-04-25

    New curriculums will be implemented in the coming months throughout Detroit elementary and middle schools.  Ushering in the new Eureka Math...

    Why don't districts do the easy things to improve student learning?

    Michael J. Petrili - 2018-06-21

    Many curriculum are meeting high standards for quality, state standards alignment, and usability. Why are some districts choosing to not use them?

    Eager Adoption, Stellar Reviews for New ELA Curriculum

    Great Minds , PR Newswire - 2018-03-21

    The teacher–writers and users of Great Minds' new K-8 English Curriculum, Wit & Wisdom, will present at the ASCD Empower18 Conference in Boston...

    How to sort the good from the bad in OER

    Lawrie Mifflin , Hechinger Report - 2018-03-14

    The Hechinger Report captures what a panel of educators from SXSWedu deem to be good OER resources, including Eureka Math, and tips for finding...

    Using Curriculum to Send Essential Messages to Students

    Sarah Webb , Aligned - 2018-02-19

    How Wit & Wisdom Supports English Language Learners.

    Inside Implementation of Wit & Wisdom

    Sarah Webb , Aligned - 2018-01-04

    An ELL and Curriculum Support Coach for Mad River Local Schools in Riverside, Ohio shares her experience with bringing complex content and...

    Are You a Game-Changer on Curriculum Implementation? Principals should have a working knowledge of and be active participants in course content

    David Hammond , Principal Leadership - 2017-11-06

    Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools at Bethel School District (WA) David Hammond discusses what principals need to fully support the...

    STATES DRIVING INNOVATION IN THE CURRICULUM MARKETPLACE

    New America - 2017-11-02

    "Over the past five years, education leaders and researchers have finally begun to focus on the need for quality, standards-aligned curricula. Now...

    What Students Really Need to Learn

    Lynne Munson , ASCD/Educational Leadership - 2017-09-01

    Students in the United States rank 17th in the world in reading, 23rd in science, and 31st in mathematics on the 2009 Programme for International...

    Eureka Math set to make district-wide debut

    Patrick Bernadeau , The Dickinson Press - 2017-08-18

    After piloting Eureka Math in 24 classrooms in 2016, Dickinson Public Schools has decided to adopt the curriculum in grades K-5 for the 2017-18...

    Savannah-Chatham schools grade level outcomes improve but continue to lag

    Jenel Few , Savannah Now - 2017-08-09

    Most Savannah-Chatham Public Schools are helping an increasing number of students reach grade-level math. “ Eureka Math is rigorous, balanced, and...

    Math is the same, but how SCS teaches it is changing dramatically

    Jennifer Pignolet , The Commercial Appeal - 2017-08-07

    Memphis City Schools is adopting Eureka Math after piloting in 18 schools last year. With changing standards at the state level, as well as the...

    LOUISIANA THREADS THE NEEDLE ON ED REFORM

    ROBERT PONDISCIO , EDUCATION NEXT - 2017-07-28

    Lousiana, once near the bottom nationwide on measures of student achievement, is now leading the way after adopting high-quality and coherent ELA...

    NONPROFIT GREAT MINDS GETS HIGHEST MARKS FOR NEW ELA CURRICULUM

    PR Newswire - 2017-06-10

    The nonprofit EdReports.org has awarded  Wit & Wisdom, the new English Language Arts curriculum from the nonprofit Great Minds,...

    A Third Grade Teacher’s Perspective on Eureka Math

    Jessica Doughty , Aligned - 2017-05-22

    A grade 3 teacher from Daviess County, Kentucky details her first year of Eureka Math implementation.

    GREAT MINDS ALONE ON TOP IN LOUISIANA

    PR Newswire - 2017-04-26

    Lousiana, once near the bottom nationwide on measures of student achievement, is now leading the way after adopting high-quality and coherent ELA...

    WITH MATH, SEEING IS UNDERSTANDING

    Marianna Strayton , ASCD Express - 2017-04-13

    Eureka Math teacher-writer Marianne Strayton discusses the importance of teaching students to visualize math. According to Strayton, "Helping...

    EUREKA! WE'VE GOT SOME BIG IDEAS!

    Bethel Pride - 2017-04-09

    In its third year of using  Eureka Math for grades K-6, Washington's Bethel School District has become an implementation model for many...

    INTRODUCING EUREKA MATH

    Pasco County Schools - 2017-04-04

    Florida's Pasco County Schools released a video detailing the upcoming adoption of  Eureka Math in its elementary schools (grades K-5) for...

    HOW ARE TEACHERS USING ENGAGENY'S READING AND MATH MATERIALS?

    Liana Loewus , Curriculum Matters - 2017-03-27

    A new study by RAND discusses why the open education resource, EngageNY (also known as  Eureka Math), has become so popular and how teachers...

    'GREAT MINDS’ NELL MCANELLY HONORED WITH LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD BY LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS

    Great Minds - 2016-11-30

    Nell McAnelly, the original project director for the  Eureka Math/EngageNY curriculum, received the Lifetime Service to Mathematics Education...

    U-46 DEVISES WAYS TO MAKE MATH LESS STRESSFUL

    Madhu Krishnamurthy , Daily Herald - 2016-10-03

    Elgin Area School District U-46 shows improvement in eighth grade performance after implementing  Eureka Math. "Instead of giving students a...

    HELPING STUDENTS EXCEL IN MATH MAY REQUIRE HELPING MOM

    Nell Mcanelly , Seen Magazine - 2016-10-01

    The original project director for the  Eureka Math/EngageNY curriculum, Nell McAnelly, describes how parents around the country are seeing the...

    BACK FROM THE BRINK

    Charles Upton Sahm , City Journal - 2016-08-25

    Catholic Partnership Schools in New York showed impressive test score increases and gains in Math after successfully implementing  Eureka Math....

    ROCK ISLAND/MILAN SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTS NEW MATH PROGRAM

    Jenna Morton , WQAD8 - 2016-08-18

    Rock Island/Milan School District will implement  Eureka Math in grades K-5 this school year after a successful pilot of the program last...

    NEW MATH PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Eric Paul Zamora , Sierra Star - 2016-08-09

    After a “fast track” pilot program of three different math curricula at Bass Lake Elementary School District, teachers unanimously selected to...

    CLASSROOM CURRICULUM FOR TEACHING STUDENTS & TEACHERS

    Lynne Munson , Seen Magazine - 2016-05-18

    Many teachers are finding that studying standards-based curriculum can be a basis for their own professional development. However, this is only...

    GREAT CONTENT, GOOD QUESTIONS, AND SUFFICIENT TIME SPARK CURIOSITY

    Lorraine Griffith , ASCD Express - 2016-05-12

    Lorraine Griffith, a member of the  Wit & Wisdom curriculum writing team and Great Minds board member, talks about how curiosity is...

    PROGRAM IS HELPING STUDENTS

    Adam Baker , Albany Times Union - 2016-05-11

    Adam Baker, a former fifth grade teacher and father, talks about his experience as a curriculum writer for  Eureka Math. He was inspired to...

    SURVEY REVEALS NEW YORK MATH CURRICULUM MOST USED IN THE COUNTRY

    Nicole Gorman , Education World - 2016-04-21

    According to national survey results from the RAND Corporation,  Eureka Math, the Common Core-aligned curriculum created by non-profit Great...

    THIS MATH CURRICULUM CREATED BY TEACHERS IS RAISING STANDARDS FOR STUDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY"

    Saffron Vangalder , Education Post - 2016-04-21

    Eureka Math is raising standards for students across the country. This free math curriculum developed by classroom teachers around the...

    MATH EDUCATION: THE ROOTS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

    Lincoln Sedlacek , Edutopia - 2016-04-20

    Eureka Math is recognized as a helpful resource to assist students with building and developing the critical thinking and logical reasoning...

    THE SEARCH FOR COMMON-CORE CURRICULA: WHERE ARE TEACHERS FINDING MATERIALS?

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2016-04-19

    The RAND Corporation just released a series of surveys looking at how K-12 teachers understand and are implementing state standards, including what...

    EUREKA MATH, THE TOP PICK OF TEACHERS NATIONWIDE

    Great Minds , PR Newswire - 2016-04-19

    Eureka Math, only three years old, is now the most widely used math curriculum in the United States, according to a new study released by the RAND...

    THE POWER OF THE PEN — IN THE HAND OF A MATH TEACHER

    Saffron Vangalder , Phi Delta Kappan - 2016-03-08

    Hear the story of a math teacher in rural, upstate New York, who was disappointed with the curricula and materials available and kept asking...

    TEXTBOOK DIVERSITY MAY BE INCREASING UNDER COMMON CORE

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2016-02-25

    Morgan Polikoff, an assistant professor at the University of Southern California, and his team of Ph.D. students share their early results of a...

    WHERE ARE TEACHERS GETTING THEIR COMMON-CORE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS?

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2016-02-11

    A study conducted by the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University found that teachers are mainly relying on homegrown...

    HOW DID EUREKA MATH START? 2 WRITERS ANSWER

    Leigh Guidry , The town Talk - 2015-07-31

    Students from Rapides Parish (LA) almost double the national average increase in math knowledge after just one year using Eureka Mathbased on...

    COMMON-CORE MATERIALS PENETRATE EVERY STATE

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2015-07-07

    There’s some evidence the new benchmarks have crept into classrooms in all states, mainly through instructional materials.  Eureka Math ...

    THE GREAT COMMON CORE TEXTBOOK SWINDLE

    Matt Collette , The Daily Beast - 2015-07-05

    “Of the more than 80 textbooks it reviewed, just 11 met expectations for alignment with the Common Core. Nine of those books were from a single...

    TEACHERS, DISTRICT DEVOTE TIME TO OPEN-RESOURCE TRANSITION

    Sean Cavangh , Education Week - 2015-06-10

    Bethel Washington School District replaced it’s commercial K—5 math curriculum, Everyday Mathematics, with open education materials created by...

    N.Y. ‘OPEN’ EDUCATION EFFORT DRAWS USERS NATIONWIDE

    Sean Cavangh , Education Week - 2015-06-09

    This article discusses the effort to develop and disseminate “open educational resources.” The EngageNY resources, many of which have been created...

    "MOST MATH CURRICULA FOUND TO BE OUT OF SYNC WITH COMMON CORE"

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2015-03-04

    This article discusses the EdReports.org review of leading math curricula. “In all, just one curriculum series stood out from the...

    SCHOOLS TEACH COMMON-CORE MATH TO TWO GENERATIONS

    Liana Heitin , Education Week - 2014-12-02

    Read about the different outreach efforts that schools are conducting to try to teach parents about the CCSS and how the CCSS will change math...

    Math for Life After the Test

    Lynne Munson , Syracuse.com - 2014-01-29

    As skeptics of CCSS voice their thoughts regarding "new math," Great Minds President & Executive Director Lynne Munson discusses the...

    How Vincent van Gogh Can Help You Teach to the Common Core Standards

    Lynne Munson , Arts Blog - 2012-09-13

    In addition to literary texts typically used throughout a student's education, the CCSS present an exciting opportunity for teachers to use...