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ST Math Kid - Massachusetts

Play to LEARN Math. Learn to LOVE Math.


Help students build powerful problem solving skills in the state of Massachusetts through ST Math®.

Apply by February 17, 2022, for an ST Math grant!

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Massachusetts and STEM


In a 2015 evaluation of Massachusetts schools, only 54% of 4th-graders and 51% of 8th-graders tested at or above a proficient level in math. In the next ten years, STEM jobs in Massachusetts will grow more than twice the rate as non-STEM jobs. How can we ensure that today's students are mathematically equipped to meet the demands of the future workforce? MIND Research Institute has a solution: our innovative ST Math program.

 



ST Math
Impact in
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Nearly 1.8 million students, 100,000+ teachers, and 8,700+ schools in all 50 states across the country are currently using ST Math, which has proven its impact on test scores and students’ attitudes toward mathematics.

 

Events

 

Champion Hours

An opportunity to learn from champions sharing best tips and tricks and to collaborate across schools and districts statewide. Invitations will be sent about one month before each event.

 Tues, Jan 11 | 3:30-4:30pm ET 
Wed, Mar 30 | 3:30-4:30pm ET  
Tues, Apr 26 | 3:30-4:30pm ET 
Tues, May 17 | 3:30-4:30pm ET
 

 

Champion Day

This all-day in-person event in Marlborough offers over a dozen sessions and dedicated time to collaborate with colleagues. Ideal for champions and school leaders, both experts and new to ST Math.

 Wed, Feb 16 | 9:00am-3:00pm

 

 

 

Grant Information Session

An opportunity to learn more about the benefits of ST Math for your students, dive into the school experience in the MA Grant Program, and understand the specifics of the grant application process.

Thurs, Jan 13 | 4:00-5:00pm ET | Register

 

 

 

 

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Districts in the ST Math Massachusetts Program

Abington
Amesbury

Attleboro
Barnstable
Beverly
Boston
Boston Collegiate
    Charter

Brockton
Burlington
Cambridge
Community Day               Charter
Danvers
Dartmouth
Douglas

East Longmeadow
Fall River
Falmouth
Haverhill
Holyoke

Lawrence
Leicester
Lowell
Ludlow
Mashpee
Mendon Upton
Middleborough
Milford
Millbury
Monson
Needham
New Bedford
North Adams
North Andover
Northbridge
Norton     
Orange
Palmer
Pittsfield

Revere

Salem
Seekonk
Stoneham
Taunton
UP Education
    Network

Uxbridge
Wachusett
Wakefield
Walpole
Ware
Wareham

Wayland
Webster
West Bridgewater
Westfield
Weston
Westport

Weymouth
Worcester


Check out the ST Math impact at schools and districts across the country.

 

Empowering Problem Solvers in Massachusetts

Faculty and students at Union Hill School in Worcester, MA talk about the impact ST Math has had in creating a culture of perseverance and problem solving.

What is ST Math?

ST Math is a PreK-8 visual instructional program that leverages the brain's innate spatial-temporal reasoning ability to solve mathematical problems. With ST Math, students build deep conceptual understanding, and schools see proven, repeatable results. 


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Early Learning
Deep Conceptual Understanding

ST Math teaches foundational concepts visually by connecting ideas to symbols and later, language. This approach allows students to build conceptual understanding without encountering language barrier.

Early Learning
Impact at Scale

ST Math schools are a proof of concept that shows the impact an effective program can have for students of every level. ST Math leads the industry in providing educators results with authenticity, transparency and clarity.

Early Learning
Personalized Learning

Over 200 visual games create a unique pathway of interconnected content to provide differentiated instruction regardless of student skill level in math or language.

Early Learning
Creative & Rigorous Problem Solving

ST Math standards-aligned learning program moves away from digitized math drills and challenges kids to explore non-routine problems and build number sense instead of memorizing disconnected facts.

Early Learning
Student Engagement

The very experience of solving tantalizingly tricky puzzles is intrinsically motivating. In doing so, students develop a conditioned response that drives them to tackle the next challenge with energy and enthusiasm. 

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The Power of ST Math
ST Math® is a visual instructional program that builds a deep conceptual understanding of math through rigorous learning and creative problem solving to engage, motivate and challenge K-6 students toward higher achievement.

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APPLY FOR AN ST MATH GRANT

With funding support from the One8 Foundation, the ST Math Massachusetts Program is offering competitive grants for K-6 schools. Select schools are chosen through a two-part application process to receive the following for the three year grant term:

  • A full site license for ST Math: K-6
  • Professional learning sessions for participating teachers
  • Leadership professional learning sessions to build long-term sustainability
  • Personalized support from dedicated ST Math MA team members
  • Cohort events and online engagement to support best practice sharing and networking

The grant application window is now open. Part 1 of the grant application will be due February 17, 2022. Invitations to proceed with 2nd part of application process will be sent out on March 2nd, 2022.

Click here for the full application.

Learn more by viewing these pre-recorded grant webinar videos:

In addition to funding support from the One8 Foundation, schools may also apply for funding from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) under the Accelerating Math initiative.

Empowering Problem Solvers in Massachusetts

 

Union Hill School, Worcester, MA

Faculty and students at Union Hill School in Worcester, MA talk about the impact ST Math has had in creating a culture of perseverance and problem solving. 

ST Math Testimonial | Phineas Bates Elementary

 

Phineas Bates Elementary, Boston, MA

Kris Hughes of Phineas Bates Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts, describes her experience with using ST Math.

ST Math Testimonial | Washington Elementary

 

Washington Elementary, Lowell, MA

Kerien Driscoll of Washington Elementary in Lowell, Massachusetts, describes her experience with using ST Math.

ST Math Testimonial | Elmwood Street School

 

Elmwood Street School, Millbury, MA

Chris Mainhart of Elmwood Street School in Millbury, Massachusetts, describes his experience with using ST Math.

ST Math Impact in Massachusetts

In a comparison of MCAS results from the 2017/18 and 2018/19 school years,
ST Math schools outgrew their counterparts in statewide math performance rank by 8.94 percentile points.

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"As educators, most of all, we want students to understand what it means to multiply and divide fractions and how to use them in real life and ST Math does just that - it gives them conceptual knowledge that will be critical with the new Common Core math that students are being asked to do."
Chris Tsang, Assistant Principal
Woodland Elementary School, Milford, MA
"I have been so impressed and happy with what I have seen from ST Math so far. The first thing that stood out to me was how challenging it can be, yet the students stick with it. It's definitely not just a game. The demands the program puts on students to think critically and solve problems is impressive and I can already tell that it is having a positive impact, especially in developing the student's conceptual understanding of the concepts at their grade. "
Derek Thompson, Principal
Henry B Burkland Elementary School, Middleboro, MA
"I was amazed when I walked into a first grade classroom last week and the students were highly engaged and working independently on a specific cone. The students were excited to share with me the skill that they were working on and their progress that they have made."
Lauren Morin, Lead Teacher
Sargent Elementary School, North Andover, MA

 

Aligned to Standards

ST Math puzzles are fully aligned to Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Mathematics to help students prepare for the MCAS. Download the K-6 Scope and Sequence for a full view into how ST Math learning objectives target key grade-level concepts and skills.

Grades K-6 Scope & Sequence 

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ST Math in Action at Alexander Bruce School

Check out how ST Math made learning accessible to ELs and helped students reach higher achievement at this Massachusetts school

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ST Math is different.
ST Math's unique, patented approach provides students with equitable access to learning through challenging puzzles, non-routine problem solving, and informative feedback. 

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Our Current Massachusetts Partners


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Questions about the ST Math Massachusetts Program or grant application?

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