This month's newsletter discusses some major new features now available to all of our customers, such as Online Professional Development, the textbook sampling tool, and more information about our 2011 National Math Institute!
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Carnegie Learning Math Series for Grades 6-8
The Carnegie Learning Math Series is nearing final release, and will be available for implementation in the fall of 2011. The Math Series consists of textbooks for grades 6-8, as well as our new MATHia software, powered by Cognitive Tutor.
Follow the story of its development on our Math Series website, where you can find:
- A NEW video walk through of the MATHia software (an online demo will be available soon)
- Table of Contents and Common Core Alignments for each grade level in the series
- Sample chapters from our textbooks
- Updated MATHia software screen images
- Images of the new Fluency Games (an online demo will be available soon)
- Articles and whitepapers
- A six-part video interview series with Carnegie Learning co-founder and chief scientist Dr. Steve Ritter
This site continues to receive frequent updates, so be sure to bookmark it. We encourage you follow the evolving story of the Math Series development at http://mathseries.carnegielearning.com.
New! Announcing Carnegie Learning Online PD
On-demand access to over 20 hours of just-in-time professional learning.
Carnegie Learning Online Professional Development is designed to support you with on-demand, just-in-time learning. Available via the Carnegie Learning Resource Center, our Online PD modules include both interactive and video content, developed to make instuctors more successful and confident using Carnegie Learning curricula.
Our Online PD platform includes:
- Both guided and interactive software walkthroughs
- Task-based learning segments
- Reflection questions to highlight key learning goals
- Easily navigated user interface
Sample Offerings Include:
|COGNITIVE TUTOR® SOFTWARE IMPLEMENTATION SERIES|
|This series will provide you with all of the information you need for getting started with the Cognitive Tutor software.|
|Navigating the Curriculum Browser||You will be introduced to the Curriculum Browser and view all levels of the Cognitive Tutor software.|
|Building your Class Roster||You will learn how to add, edit, transfer, and delete students.|
|CARNEGIE LEARNING NATIONAL MATH INSTITUTE SERIES|
|This video series will provide you with effective mathematics instructional strategies for middle school and high school.|
|Facilitating Student-Centered Learning: Getting Started with Carnegie Learning||
You will learn how to identify and implement the collaborative classroom model including: preparing the lesson, identifying student outcomes, initiating the task, facilitating the task, facilitating student presentations, and closing the lesson.
|Instructional Decision Making: Managing Pacing, Standards, Benchmarks, and the Curriculum||
You will learn how to identify resources to aid in setting benchmarks and hear examples from other educators and districts to establish individual guidelines for instructional pacing.
For more information and to view a sample video, please visit our Online PD Web page.
New! Online Textbook Review Access
Carnegie Learning has just launched a new online sample tool to help facilitate the review of our textbooks. This tool allows you to quickly and easily request access to browse student and teacher textbook materials. If you'd like to browse any new subjects, please register at www.carnegielearning.com/samples at any time. With your registration, you will be able to access digital page-flipping books for Bridge to Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II, or your state editions.
You can also utilize the new online sample tool to have access to the latest and greatest middle school content as it's developed! Carnegie Learning will post completed chapter content from our new middle school Math Series on a rolling basis as it becomes available. Your registration will give you immediate access to the current textbook sampler and we'll notify you when new material is available (while extending your review access if needed)!
New! Three Additional Administrative Reports
Attention Administrators and School Leaders, we now have three brand new Admin Reports available for you via the Carnegie Learning Resource Center:
Registration Now Open!
2011 Carnegie Learning National Math Institute
Carnegie Learning is pleased to announce that registration has opened for this year's National Math Institute! We are also thrilled to announce the following list of keynote speakers:
The event will be held from July 10-13, 2011, and will be hosted at the Gaylord Texan, just outside of Dallas, Texas. Pre-Institute training will begin on Saturday, July 9.
Event agenda, registration and pricing and other NMI information is available on our website: http://nmi.carnegielearning.com
We're looking forward to another successful event and hope to see you in Texas in July!
Carnegie Learning In The News
- Carnegie Learning Transforms Middle School Math
- Carnegie Learning Drives Significant Math Achievement Increase in Kentucky School Districts
- Empirical Education Partners with Carnegie Learning on New Student Performance Guarantee
- Carnegie Learning, Inc. Co-Founder Awarded Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science