Pearson is proud to introduce a middle grades math program like no other - completely written from and to the Common Core State Standards. digits combines a comprehensive math curriculum, powerful best practices in teaching, and easy-to-use technology so you can deliver personalized instruction effectively and save valuable time. We realize that you need a variety of tools to accommodate all the learning styles in your classroom. Instead of providing you with a multitude of ancillaries to juggle, digits streamlines instruction through point-of-need resources that are intuitive for teachers, optimize effective time on task, and allow you to address the individual needs of every student – in and out of class.
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Digits incorporates an Understanding by Design guide throughout the program, giving students a broader context for the lessons they're learning. Learn more about Understanding by Design in Pearson programs at http://pearsonubd.com.
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N.M. school adopts tech-based math curriculum
Portales Junior High School in New Mexico has adopted a technology-based math curriculum called Digits. Students there work problems on their laptops and follow instruction on an interactive whiteboard. "Every day at the end of a lesson, they have a close and check. They have to be able to explain it in words. If I approve it, they are good and we can move on. If not, I can assign them another assignment online through Digits so they can practice," math teacher Erin Switzer said.
Pearson Continues Free Availability of Virtual Nerd Math Tutorials
Pearson continues to make Virtual Nerd's high quality math tutorials available to digits students free of charge.
digits Earns Finalist Honors in 2013 EdTech Digest Awards Program
Pearson's Common Core Math Program Personalizes Learning for Middle Schoolers
digits Named Finalist in 2013 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards
digits, Pearson’s interactive, Common Core aligned digital math curriculum for grades 6-8, is a finalist in the prestigious 2013 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards. digits is recognized in the Best Mathematics Instructional Solution category.
Saratoga Students Developing Math Skills Using Digits – Morris, IL
"I like Digits Math because it's interactive," said one of Zomboracz's sixth-graders, Jillian Hosek. "I have an A in math." See how a school in IL has made the Common Core switch with digits from The Morris Daily Herald
High-Performing Milford, OH School District Aims to Create “Great Mathematical Thinkers” With Interactive All-Digital Middle Grades Program
“Middle schoolers at Ohio’s Milford Exempted Village are among the first students in the nation to follow the mathematics learning path outlined by the new Common Core State Standards thanks to an all-new 100 percent digital program. The high-performing district – earning the Ohio Department of Education’s rating of “Excellent” or “Excellent with Distinction” for the past nine years – chose digits from Pearson to create "great mathematical thinkers" and save countless hours of valuable teacher time.” – Virtual Strategy Magazine
Wilbur Wright Middle Schoolers Use Digital Math Program – Munster, IN
"The Times of Northwest Indiana" developed a local story on a Munster, IN middle school using digits. The article highlights key benefits of digits, such as personalized learning, teaching to and with the Common Core, increased teacher-student interaction, higher levels of student engagement, and optimized teacher time. An excellent resource to send along to customers who are considering digits or if you want to build buzz around the program, with the subject line: “digits implemented with great success in Munster, IN”. – The Times of Northwest Indiana
"With the transition to Common Core and the digital landscape, we couldn't afford to tie ourselves to a traditional textbook for five or six years" - THE Journal, an FETC-associated online magazine focusing on technology in education
An Indiana school district is taking its middle school math program digital to make sure its students have the necessary technology skills when they graduate.
Rural Indiana Middle Schoolers Join Thousands of Students Nationwide Learning With 100 Percent Digital Math Program – DeKalb County, IN
“Before DeKalb County Central United School District middle schoolers graduate from high school, the number of jobs in engineering and science will more than double. Their teachers want to be sure they are ready not only to take on those jobs, but to succeed in careers that don’t even exist yet, said Lynn Simmers, the district’s assistant superintendent. To achieve this important goal, the nearly 1,000 students in DeKalb Middle School in rural northeastern Indiana are now learning with an all-new, 100 percent digital math program: digits from Pearson.”
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With Pearson’s interactive whiteboard-ready resources, students become more active and collaborative classroom learners and teachers are able to deliver memorable lessons, engage all types of learners, and reduce class preparation time.
Language-acquisition expert, Dr. Jim Cummins, has worked exclusively with Pearson to embed powerful teaching approaches into Pearson programs, ensuring that English language learners receive the same high quality education as their peers. Dr. Cummins’ expertise in literacy development in multilingual school contexts, as well as the role of technology in promoting language and literacy development, have made Pearson programs the most effective resources for today’s ELLs.
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