Accelerated Math Success Stories

Rural South Dakota school goes “all in” with Accelerated Math for state test prep.

Castlewood Elementary, a small rural school in northeastern South Dakota, started using Accelerated Math seven years ago, and fourth-grade teacher Mark Iverson says there’s no feasible way they’d ever give it up.

“We have completely revamped our rooms and changed our way of thinking,” said Iverson. “I couldn’t imagine going back to a textbook and paper. Textbooks just can’t compete with what Accelerated Math can do.”

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Differentiated instruction key to steep math gains in CA classroom.

Differentiation is the goal for classroom instruction, but admittedly not easy to do—unless you have Accelerated Math, says John Daffron who teaches second and third grade at Newport Heights Elementary School in Newport Beach, California.

“With Accelerated Math, you have a differentiated math program for every student—one so individualized that every strength and weakness is clearly defined and can be acted on immediately,” Daffron said. "The amount of feedback and the daily interaction with each child make it impossible for anyone to fall through the cracks."

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Test scores, confidence in math on the rise at St. Louis high school.

Since implementing Accelerated Math, Clyde C. Miller Career Academy in St. Louis, Missouri has made Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for two years in a row—a remarkable achievement in a district that lost its accreditation several years ago.

“We credit our success with two things: a collaborative work of the team of freshman teachers and the use of Accelerated Math,” said Clyde C. Miller math teacher Victoria Shearing.

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