Florida District Adopts New Tablet-Friendly Math Learning Platform
County School District in Marianna,
FL, will incorporate a tablet-ready math program throughout
the 8,000-student school district.
the successful rollout of a 1-to-1
tablet initiative in kindergarten through eighth grade, district
the decision to use Fuel Education's LearnBop math education system. Fuel Education representatives
LearnBop platform takes advantage of the interactivity and
opportunities that come with tablets to apply a step-by-step approach
learning math concepts.
the same time, they said, it mirrors the
one-on-one process that comes with tutoring.
each step is undertaken by a student and
understood, data on the student can be collected immediately and
reported via a
is fabulous for remediation," Rogers
said, "as it helps teachers assign the standards we are focusing on and
track and monitor each student's progress toward those standards."
Math Coordinator Missy Rogers said the
LearnBop initiative is particularly helpful now that the district is
to the use of the Florida Standards Assessments, meaning teachers now
different specific standards and data that must be tracked on student
The platform is in alignment with those standards and assessment tools.
across Florida are looking for proven
education solutions that meet evolving state standards," said LearnBop
and CEO Bharanidharan Rajakumar. "We've seen LearnBop make a remarkable
on student success as we have quantified the improvement in test
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.