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Fire on the Alaskan Tundra

Few teachers can claim the trials recently met by Sabrina Silvernale, a special-ed teacher in Hooper Bay, Alaska.

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The Sparkling Eyes Test

Whether teaching students or mentoring other teachers, this California math coach has a powerfully human way of defining math success.

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Principled Principal

Patricia Mosher, this ambitious 2nd grade teacher and Madge Larrimore, the school principal, are more than convinced “it takes a village” – homage to the timeless adage originating in African culture.
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Seeds of A Teaching Legacy

One family, an Ohio school, three amazing teachers, and 39 years.

At Osborn Elementary School in Ashland, Ohio, many things have changed; some haven’t. An enduring legacy in this school is one remarkable family.

Since 1966, three generations have taught at Osborn

Helping 2nd Grade students See rather than just Memorize math

Most teachers find it challenging to teach basic math in the early grades. Karen Earwood has successfully taught multiplication, division and even some algebra to Kindergartners.

A versatile teacher from La Promesa Elementary School near Albuquerque, New Mexico, Karen has taught every grade level, including high school. She has used TouchMath for thirteen of her fourteen-year career.

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Study reveals insights about foundation math education in the early grades

TouchMath has been a mainstay of early math education for almost 30 years. This supplemental math-learning approach embraces the vital need to accelerate learning of basic computational skills. The following discussion reviews some of the evidence supporting multisensory math education in the early years.

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In the spirit of Jefferson, a different approach to kindergarten math

Step inside Monticello Academy in Santa Clara, California, and you will experience student diversity in pursuit of educational excellence. Children mingle and mix with fluidity, an amalgam of the world's great cultures and speaking traditions. Asian, Latino, Hispanic, English and Middle Eastern languages punctuate the low-key setting with gleeful exclamations and unbridled zest for hands-on learning.
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This isn't an accident.

TouchMath has an established reputation for being nearly effortless to learn, straightforward for teachers and simple for students.

First, a powerful, multisensory math learning methodology has been built into the TouchMath system. Second, our interactive, 45-minute video presentation provides a shortcut to preparing you for successful classroom teaching experiences.

Just ask Tracey Miller, a 2nd grade teacher at Spooner Elementary School in Spooner, Wisconsin. One day she set aside an hour, popped our tape into her VCR, and started learning...

Math Learning Readiness and Diversity Challenge 1st Grade Teachers, Coast to Coast

Talk with 1st grade teachers around the country and a typical concern surfaces. Children at this age possess widely different levels of math readiness. Some have been to preschool and kindergarten; some have not. Some are from transient or underprivileged households and have fallen behind their peers. Classrooms are becoming more diverse, often including children who speak English as a second language.

For these reasons and others, a common challenge today is to help less prepared students catch up quickly and stimulate children at all levels.

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