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.
Help students in Massachusetts build powerful problem-solving skills through ST Math®.
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.
DESE-approved and partially funded Mathematics Digital Supplement Program FY24 for students in grades 4th and 8th.
DESE will fund up to 50% of the cost for the district to purchase the ST Math program, train staff, and implement the program for the 2023-24 School Year. All Massachusetts Public Districts/Schools/Charters may apply. This could be a new adoption or ST Math or a continuation.
ST Math Impact in Massachusetts
ST Math is a visual instructional program that leverages the brain’s inate spatial-temporal reasoning approach to solve mathematical problems. DESE funding allowed 195,000 students to experience ST Math and gains were made.
In a comparison of MCAS results from their baseline school year (before using ST Math) to 2021/22, ST Math schools outgrew their counterparts in statewide math performance rank by 10.68 percentile points.
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:
The grant application window will open on October 2, 2023.
Part 1 of the grant application will be due January 23, 2024. Invitations to proceed with 2nd part of application process will be sent out on February 2, 2024. Questions about the ST Math Massachusetts Program or grant application?
ST Math Testimonial | Phineas Bates Elementary
Kris Hughes of Phineas Bates Elementary School in Boston, Massachusetts, describes her experience with using ST Math.
ST Math Testimonial | Washington Elementary
Kerien Driscoll of Washington Elementary in Lowell, Massachusetts, describes her experience with using ST Math.
ST Math Testimonial | Elmwood Street School
Chris Mainhart of Elmwood Street School in Millbury, Massachusetts, describes his experience with using ST Math.
|Districts in the ST Math Massachusetts Program|
Check out the ST Math impact at schools and districts across the country.
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.