7 Schools Win Blended Math Grants
Students at seven schools in California and Texas will have access to a blended math program thanks to a grant from an engineering and construction company.
The schools will receive Mind Research Institute's ST Math software, which features "visual, computer-based math games that support deep understanding of concepts covered by state math standards at each grade level," according to a news release. The games are self-paced and designed to be accessible to both struggling students and those who are excelling.
The grants, from Fluor Corp., will provide ST Math for students at:
"We're grateful for Fluor's longtime support of Mind Research Institute, and particularly for this new gift that solidifies their commitment to solving the nation's math crisis," said Matthew Peterson, CEO, co-founder and senior scientist at Mind Research, in a prepared statement. "Fluor is impacting a socially, economically, and geographically diverse group of students and teachers, and all of them will benefit from deeper, more conceptual learning thanks to this grant."
Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.