ASSistments Press & Social media 

EdWeek (direct or text) - June 2018 - This opinion piece that argues the US should study more to learn what works. They end with "We already have promising evidence that some programs, when paired with thoughtful implementation and supports, can have powerful impacts. For example, support-- significantly improved math scores despite only being used for about 10 minutes several days a week. Students with low prior math achievement benefited the most."We already have out 10 r

TL Talk Radio -  January 2019 - Cristina and Neil Heffernan were interviewed on this tech-ed podcast.They share how ASSISTments is a powerful data tool in which teachers receive detailed immediate feedback on student work, helping them to focus their instruction and make the classroom more effective for students. 

US News & World Report - September 25, 2017 - Read their article reporting on MIT's review of all Ed Tech. MIT researchers called ASSISTments one of the two most promising interventions in the US.

Scientific American - August 1, 2014 - Read about ASSISTments ability to give an early warning system to schools about who is likely to be losing interest in STEM or who is in danger of not going to college. 

The Bangor Daily News - December 21, 2012 - Read Nick McCrea's article about the Bangor schools participation in this study.

The New York Times Magazine - September 16, 2012 - Read Annie Murphy Paul's story about the origins of ASSISTments and how it is helping students learn

Here & Now - June 21, 2011 - Listen to Robin Young's interview Neil Heffernan, the co-creator of ASSISTments.

The Boston Globe - May 5, 2011 - Read Yvonne Abraham's column about how Neil Heffernan's brain tumor fueled the birth of ASSISTments 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Mathematics Teacher - Jan, 2018 - Teacher Meghan Hubacz shares how she embeds videos into ASSISTments to help her students learn how to persevere in completing their homework. 

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