This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

McGraw-Hill Education Launches New Version Of SRA Number Worlds, An Adaptive Math Intervention Program Built To The Common Core

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the greatest challenges teachers face today is meeting the needs of each student, regardless of that student's learning level or style. As the rigorous Common Core State Standards become commonplace in classrooms, the pressure is on for educators to ensure that all students – including those who struggle in subjects like math – have an opportunity to succeed at the same rate as their peers. Today, McGraw-Hill Education announced a major update to SRA Number Worlds™ , a flexible, intensive PreK-8 math intervention program that is now fully built to the Common Core State Standards. The program also features a significant digital upgrade, leveraging the latest in adaptive learning technology to engage students and accelerate the learning process. The new edition drives real-world application via project-based learning through both print and digital delivery, and is currently rolling into classrooms across the country.

SRA Number Worlds gives students the confidence and skills they need to build a solid mathematical foundation, master the standards and stay on track to perform on grade level. Highlights of the new version include:

  • Rigorous Common Core Instruction:  The new version of SRA Number Worlds was built to the Common Core, which enables students to gain greater depth of knowledge in key math topics to improve conceptual understanding, develop procedural skill and fluency in performing calculations, and learn how to apply mathematics to solve real-world problems.
  • Powerful Adaptive Technology: The program integrates Building Blocks a collection of 200 interactive activities that are powered by an adaptive engine – to truly personalize the learning experience for each student. Through Building Blocks, students are able to move through the program at a pace that is appropriate for them, pushing them forward when they reach their learning goals, or slowing the pace when they need more time and instruction. The Building Blocks management system is particularly helpful for teachers, who are able to track student progress and customize assignments based on skill level.
  • Effective Project-based Learning: Perhaps one of the most unique components of SRA Number Worlds is the integration of ongoing project-based learning which sparks collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity— a key requirement for 21 st century learners. The hands-on, real world learning that occurs with SRA Number Worlds allows students to retain information over a longer period of time and develop lifelong problem-solving skills.     
  • Engaging Digital Resources: Students stay engaged with interactive games, embedded activities, videos and animations, while teachers can access flexible digital planning tools to map out their lessons, Common Core resources and online assessments and reports to track student progress. Its flexible implementation model also allows teachers to use SRA Number Worlds however they feel will most benefit their students.   

"We know that math can be one of the most challenging subjects to master and how easy it is for students to lose confidence in their abilities and fall behind," said Christine Willig, senior vice president at McGraw-Hill Education. "We believe that all students – especially those who struggle – can greatly benefit from the type of personalization that adaptive technologies provide, and we're confident that our SRA Number Worlds program will give them an opportunity to stay engaged and catch up to their peers."

About McGraw-Hill Education  McGraw-Hill Education is a digital learning company that draws on its more than 100 years of educational expertise to offer solutions that improve learning outcomes around the world. McGraw-Hill Education is the adaptive education technology leader with the vision for creating a highly personalized learning experience that prepares students of all ages for the world that awaits. The Company has offices across North America, India, China, Europe, the Middle East and South America, and makes its learning solutions available in more than 60 languages. For additional information, visit www.mheducation.com.

Contact:  Brian Belardi  McGraw-Hill Education  (646) 766-2951  Brian.belardi@mheducation.com

SOURCE McGraw-Hill Education

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,232.02 -53.72 -0.29%
S&P 500 2,126.06 -4.76 -0.22%
NASDAQ 5,089.3620 -1.4320 -0.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs