National Math Panel Report Endorses Vmath Intervention Program Research Base.
DALLAS, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from a recent report released by the National Mathematics Advisory Panel, created under Presidential Executive Order in April 2006, aligns with several concepts and components in Vmath(R), Voyager's math intervention A procedure used in a lawsuit by which the court allows a third person who was not originally a party to the suit to become a party, by joining with either the plaintiff or the defendant. program for grades three through eight. Vmath is a research-based math intervention program designed for struggling elementary and middle school learners.
Key findings in the report that align with Vmath include: -- Explicit instruction works for struggling students. Vmath's explicit instruction format and detail lesson support empower teachers to deliver high-quality instruction. -- Algebra is a gateway to success in math. With an emphasis on the development of student proficiency in number sense, fractions, and aspects of geometry and measurement, Vmath helps students establish a solid foundation in algebra readiness, positioning students for success in the future. -- A balanced approach is recommended for teaching mathematics. Vmath provides a focus on conceptual development through the use of virtual and concrete manipulatives. Vmath students develop fluency with operations and computational skills in the daily lessons, and build strong problem solving skills with built-in problem-solving strategy lessons throughout the program. -- Effort Matters. The web-based technology component, VmathLive(TM), builds confidence and rewards effort in an engaging learning environment that inspires interest and motivates reluctant learners.
"Explicit instruction involving both teacher modeling and kids going through the steps in the models-in small groups or with the whole class or individually-seems to lead consistently to higher gains for kids that are struggling," said Dr. Russell Gersten in a spring 2007 issue of Voyager Voyager, airplane
Voyager, the first airplane to circumnavigate the earth nonstop on a single load of fuel. Designed by Burt Rutan and flown by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, Voyager took off from California on Dec. Connection magazine. Dr. Gersten is the executive director of the Instructional Research Group in Long Beach, CA, and is member of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel and Vmath Advisory Board.
To view the National Math Panel's complete report visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/mathpanel/report/final-report.pdf
A summary of the National Math Panel report and how it aligns to Vmath can be found at: http://www.voyagerlearning.com/assets/pdfs/National%20Math%20Report.pdf
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