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1All participants are on mute. The Effectiveness of Computer-Aided Instruction in Math Jeffrey Hildebrandt Educational Consultant/Content Specialist I CAN Learn® Education SystemsTo hear this webinar you will need to choose your audio mode.Go to the control panel in the upper right corner of your screen and click the button of how you will be listening. Your choices:Use telephoneUse mic & speakersIf using mic & speakers make sure your volume is turned up so you can hearIf using the telephoneDial: Access Code:Audio PIN: unique PIN shown in audio control panel on screenTechnical difficulties? Contact (518)All participants are on mute.
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3of Computer-Aided Instruction in Math The Effectivenessof Computer-Aided Instruction in Math
4A MATH ProblemStrong math foundation is the cornerstone of a child's educationAchievement in math is the gateway to higher education and access in STEM careersMath is still a difficult subject area to staff and an Achievement Gap still persistsNeed creative, effective ways to teach math more effectively, meet AYP goals and close the gap
5Challenging Factors All students deserve equity Resources not fairly allocatedShortage of qualified teachersTeachers teaching out of subject without adequate trainingAchievement Gap extends beyond economic disadvantaged to include ESL and SWD in order to "raise the floor"
6A MATH SolutionI CAN Learn® serves as a complete full curriculum Instructional Improvement System (IIS)proven to work at scale in independent scientifically based research studiesdemonstrated ability to address challenges to equity and achievement in math
7How the I CAN Learn® Program Works Full curriculum IIS delivering standards-based mathematics instructionWorks on multiple OS platforms and hardware configurationsScalable as needed to meet school or district needsCustom curriculum alignment to state, district and school standardsHigh-stakes test prep
8The I CAN Learn® Program Database of over 500 lessonsFundamentals of Math lessons, over 40 hours of instructional videoPre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry lessons, over 120 hours of instructional videoPrimary ComponentsStudent Courseware – one to one self-paced correlated CAIClassroom Explorer® Class Management System (CMS) - progress, reports, administrative tasks
9The I CAN Learn® Student Courseware CAI teaches curriculum via multimedia presentationsGives mathematical foundation of amath conceptBrings to life the real-world applicationof a math conceptContent presented with clarity notfeasible without the use of technology
10The I CAN Learn® Program Flow PretestWarm-UpPresentationI CAN Learn® Tutor (Guided Practice)Independent Practice (IP)JournalQuizCumulative Tests/ReviewsProblem Set of the Day
11Classroom Explorer® CMS Used exclusively by the teacherReal-time assessmentIdentify students needsResource allocationEfficient learning environment
12Classroom Explorer® CMS primary interfaceEstablish lesson ordersCustomize grading scalesTailor lesson difficulty to address student needsAssign and grade reinforcementexercisesMonitor progress
13Assessment components Universal Math Assessmentinitial diagnostic testDevelop individualized instruction plansDiagnostic reviewsCumulative testsClosure quizzes for each lesson
14Gradebook Up to the minute overview of class, student progress Actual student responsesData-driven instructionAdditional needs identified - extra help or "hold no child back"
15Reports Class-wide trends Identify trouble with a particular concept Grade reports and attendanceRemote reporting of data on a student, school or district level
16Meeting the Challenges of the Modern Classroom CAI introduces technology into the classroomElevates and standardizes the quality of instructionDelivers same content and a consistent level of instruction to all studentsAddresses schools suffering from staff shortages/teachers teaching out of fieldAllow teachers to focus on students’ needsEnsures equitable distribution of resources
17Educational Benefits of CAI Randomized Control Trial (RCT) at scale - Princeton University/Federal Reserve Bank 20093 states, 3 school districts, 17 schools, 3541 students, 60 teachersStudy targeted Pre-Algebra and Algebra skills
18Technology’s EdgeStudents randomly assigned to CAI scored higher than students randomly assigned to traditional instructionEffectiveness due to increased individualized instructionEffectiveness seen with students in larger classes and classes with higher absentee ratesCost-effective alternative to reducing class size
19American Economic Journal Salient Findings fromAmerican Economic JournalAt-scale RCT involved at-risk and minority students1/2 grade levels of increased mastery of Pre-Algebra/Algebra contentClosed the achievement gap by 1/3 on the NAEP Test
20Meet Your AYP Goals Case Study - Williamsport Area School District, PA Increased achievement measured on state assessment PSSAStudent achievement among ALL groupsEDs improved from ~32% proficient or advanced to ~78%
21I CAN Learn® Math in Pennsylvania Williamsport Area School District, 2006
22Program Impact in LAUSD Implemented 2005 in two low performing middle schoolsNorthridge Middle SchoolSepulveda Middle School
25Algebra IS the Gateway Foundation of STEM careers Increased high school graduationCareer and College readinessTest Prep
26US Dept of Education: What Works I CAN Learn® designated as having “Positive Effects” - strong evidence of effectivenessProven success in raising state-required ESEA high stakes test scoresAligned to Common Core State Standards for MathematicsCorrelations to state standards and NCTM curriculum focal points
27CAI for Teachers and Administrators Instructional Improvement Data SystemData-driven instructionAssessment toolsAccountability
28Effective support for Effective Teachers Teacher trainingsProfessional Development AcademyCustom curriculum alignmentsfor ELLfor IDEAfor RTI
29CAI: the I CAN Learn® Story Cost effectiveDesigned for struggling math learners5th grade to High School GeometryFocused on the Algebra gateway
30Summary Equity through CAI Proven results Effective program Effective teachers
31Further reading, studies and sources Technology's Edge: The Educational Benefits of Computer-Aided Instruction. By Lisa Burrow, Lisa Markman and Cecilia Rouse. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy. February 2009.EETT Grant Evaluation: Year 2 report. Williamsport Area School District. September Lynn Zinn, ed.D., Lead Evaulator and James Bolton, Ph.D., Co-Evaulator.US Department of Education’s What Works Clearinghouse study: Intervention: I CAN Learn® Algebra and Pre-Algebra. Published March 2009.
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