Mathspace

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“Make mistakes fearlessly.

Mathematics is beautiful, but so many students get anxious about getting the answers wrong, that that they never fully uncover its beauty.

Mathspace encourages students to see mistakes as an opportunity for growth and deeper understanding. By giving students step-by-step support, and by helping them at the moment of misconception, students feel safe to make mistakes, learn from them and ultimately develop a growth mindset."

Program Type

Curriculum/Instructional Materials
Teacher Development/Training
Hands on/Project-Based

Target Audience

All Students

Location

Nationwide

Grades

Grades 6 - 8
Grades 9 - 12

 Accomplished link

Program Impact

We believe every student can excel in mathematics, with the right help at the right time. Mathspace does this by giving each and every student their own personalized learning path.

Using rich, quality and engaging content, and intuitive adaptive learning smarts Mathspace supports all students in the development of conceptual understandings, procedural fluency and problem solving skills.  By giving students step-by-step feedback tailored to their unique solution path, we give them the resources they need to grow in their mathematical understanding.

Impact for students:

  • Mathspace places the focus back on learning for engagement, for meaning and for personal growth. To take a student at whatever level they are at, and provide them with all the resources they need to grow in their mathematical understanding to reach their greatest potential.
  • Mathspace uses rich, quality and engaging content, and intuitive adaptive learning smarts in order to provide students with the mathematics skills that they need in order to achieve their full potential.
  • Mathspace allows students to gain the mathematics proficiency they  need in order to engage with problem-based interdisciplinary learning activities, such as those tasks associated with Mathspace STEM stories and Investigations activities; while supporting student participation in all school STEM related initiatives

Impact for teachers:

  • By capturing every step of student work, automatically scoring it and then by providing data to teachers in real-time actionable reports Mathspace allows teachers to focus their time on differentiating instruction to meet the needs of each learner.
  • After pinpointing the exact area of student misconception, Mathspace provides teachers with pedagogical support to provide the necessary remediation in addition to supplying the resources to use while conferencing with the student.
  • Mathspace also helps teachers by keeping parents informed about student progress via weekly communications.

 

Program Overview

With Mathspace, students can immerse themselves in the world of mathematics, engaging with content and exploring new ideas through interactivity.

Our program is designed to help all kinds of students, no matter where they’re at. There are thousands of lessons, videos and hints, as well as personalized recommendations as they learn.

What makes Mathspace so unique is that students can get support at every step. So whether they’re in class or at home, they can always get the right help, at the right time.

Our comprehensive state standards-aligned curriculum content makes it easy for teachers to assign tasks with the click of a button. We automatically mark students at every step, so teachers can easily get important data insights into how their students are progressing at any time.

And because we love numbers, here are some interesting Mathspace numbers for you!

14,000+ videos created by our math teachers

60,000+ interactive lessons and questions 

200,000+ step-by-step hints to support students

What makes Mathspace so unique?

iPad demo

Laptop/Chromebook demo

How To Get Involved

Go to www.mathspace.co for additional information.

Contacts

Daniel Tu-Hoa

Senior Vice President

dtuhoa@mathspace.co

718-510-2582

mathspace.co

Design Principles

The programs in this database clear a high bar. STEMworks reviewed each program against the Design Principles for Effective STEM Philanthropy.

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Overarching Principles

  • Need

    Identify and target a compelling and well-defined need.

  • Evaluation

    Use rigorous evaluation to continuously measure and inform progress towards the compelling need identified.

  • Sustainability

    Ensure work is sustainable.

  • Replication and Scalability

    Demonstrate replicability and scalability.

  • Partnerships

    Create high impact partnerships

  • Capacity

    Ensure organizational capacity to achieve goals.

STEM Principles

  • Challenging and Relevant Content

    Offer challenging and relevant STEM content for the target audience

  • STEM Practices

    Incorporate and encourage STEM practices.

  • Inspiration

    Inspire interest and engagement in STEM.

  • Under-Represented Groups

    Identify and address the needs of under-represented groups.