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Spotlight on Literal and Inferential Questions

Have you ever wondered why kids sometimes have trouble answering questions about what they read? Sometimes, it comes down to the question itself--and knowing the difference between literal and inferential questions.
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Imagine Learning Congratulates 2016-2017 Imagine Nation Winners

Imagine Nation awards recognize top 163 schools across the country for innovation, dedication, and stellar usage of Imagine Learning programs   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Provo, UT – September 19, 2017 – Imagine Learning, developer of award-winning digital language, literacy, and math curricula, today announced the winners of its 2016–2017 Imagine Nation awards, in which a total of 163 schools were honored for their exemplary use of Imagine Learning programs. Following Imagine Learning’s acquisition of two new math companies in 2016, the Imagine Nation program was updated. Now, schools that use all four Imagine Learning products may be considered for two new awards: The Imagine Nation School of Excellence and Imagine Nation Beacon School award (replacing all previous Imagine Nation award categories).
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Imagine Math Students Donate to Hurricane Irma Relief in Record Time

Within just four days, U.S. students solve hundreds of thousands of math problems to earn points for charitable giving, donating $5,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Fund   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PROVO, UT – September 18, 2017 – Imagine Learning, developer of the widely respected Imagine Math digital curriculum, announced today that Imagine Math students throughout the country earned enough math points in just four days to donate $5,000 to the American Red Cross Hurricane Irma Relief Fund—only a week after donating to Hurricane Harvey relief.
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Imagine Math Students Donate Thousands to Hurricane Harvey Relief

In just twelve days, U.S. students solve over 535,000 math problems, converting earned math points to $5,000 for the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Provo, UT – September 13, 2017 – Imagine Learning, developer of the award-winning Imagine Math digital curriculum, announced today that students across the country have raised $5,000 for the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund—twelve days after hearing about the funding opportunity.
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Charles A. Dana Center to Advise Imagine Learning on Mathematics Instruction

Utah-based Imagine Learning announces a new advisory relationship with the internationally recognized Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PROVO, UT and AUSTIN, TX - September 12, 2017 - Imagine Learning, award-winning developer of supplemental digital curricula for K–12 students, recently signed an agreement with The Charles A. Dana Center at The University of Texas at Austin, a widely respected content, research, policy, and advocacy institute for math and science education. The Charles A. Dana Center focuses on K–16 mathematics and science education with an emphasis on strategies for improving student engagement, motivation, persistence, and achievement, particularly for traditionally underrepresented students.
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Our Summer Math Splash Winners!

When school begins each Fall, it's anyone's guess as to how well students will remember what they learned the previous year. Research shows that students can lose an average of 2.6 months of math skills during the summer. What's more, the average teacher can spend four to six weeks just re-teaching material that students learned previously. Fortunately, those skills don't have to slide. By dedicating just a little time and mental muscle each day, students can strengthen key skills--including those critical math skills--for greater success once school begins again. Enter the Summer Math Splash Challenge
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How to Reduce Math Anxiety

The alarm sounds, telling you it's time to get up and greet the day, but as you slowly wake from your slumber and wipe the sleep from your eyes, a familiar feeling of dread rushes through you in an overwhelming wave. It's test day--and even though you've studied for hours and scored fairly well on practice exams and homework assignments, doubts assail you and make you question whether or not you're really ready for algebra. Math Anxiety is defined as “the panic, helplessness, paralysis, and mental disorganization that arises among some people when they are required to solve a mathematical problem." A common phenomenon that affects many, math anxiety is related to performance anxiety and is likely to extend far outside of the classroom if not recognized and proactively managed.
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