“MobyMax makes life as a teacher a little easier”

Posted by MobyMax on Oct 27, 2016 3:49:47 PM

This week, we challenged teachers to have their students test out MobyMax Science and Social Studies.  MobyMax Science takes advantage of our proprietary Touch Curriculum™ technology by using more than 20,000 cognitive skill manipulatives to deepen students’ mastery of science concepts. MobyMax Social Studies lessons also use cognitive skill manipulatives to push students to think critically about history, geography, government, and economics.

MobyMax Science and Social Studies 2.pngWe were thrilled to hear from over 1,000 teachers about the progress their students were making using these two tools! Here's what teachers had to say:

“My top 3 students blew me away. I teach 5th grade special education in a resource room. My top three students completed, respectively, 32 problems with 89% accuracy overall, 28 problems with 92% accuracy, and 28 problems with 92% accuracy...Moby has been a true blessing...Thanks for the awesome technology! Makes life as a teacher a little easier.” ~ Ashley Nicole, National Road Elementary School

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How one 4th grade teacher uses MobyMax to find and fix missing skills

Posted by MobyMax on Sep 22, 2016 4:14:04 PM

When learning gaps go unrecognized and unaddressed, students fall farther and farther behind. Learning gaps create problems for teachers, too, because they can be so time consuming to identify, address, and fix.

Unless, of course, you’re using MobyMax. That’s what Jen Lindquist, a Moby Champion an outstanding 4th grade teacher from Kane Area Elementary in Kane, PA, discovered. Here’s her inspiring story.

Fourth grade teacher Jen Lindquist started using MobyMax a few years ago while she was still teaching sixth grade. Even though she had to pay for it herself, she thought it would be a valuable tool to help teach her students English/ Language Arts. And it was, for a few key reasons.

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Make Back-to-School a Success With These Top 15 Moby-Inspired Bulletin Boards

Posted by MobyMax on Sep 2, 2016 5:34:41 PM

MobyMax makes going back to school super fun, especially when kids have a cool bulletin board they can track their progress on. 

Thousands of teachers have already created boards to get their kids inspired, motivated, and excited starting on Day One. We've picked the top 15 to give you some ideas for a MobyMax bulletin board that will be perfect for your own classroom.

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Is “The Learning Gap” Your Biggest Classroom Hurdle? MobyMax Gives You 3 Unique Ways to Close It.

Posted by MobyMax on Aug 23, 2016 3:33:34 PM

The “learning gap.”

It may be the biggest hurdle you face on that first day you walk into your classroom.

In the “old days,” you probably would have used the same assessment tool to evaluate every student, then tried to find the time to analyze the results, figure out what a particular student did and didn’t know, and devise a plan to help that student get up to speed. All the while, you’d be trying to keep your entire class on track. Given the many other demands on your time and perhaps increasingly crowded classrooms, some students might never have had their learning gaps identified and filled.

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Florida School Turns to MobyMax to Fend Off 'Summer Slide'

Posted by MobyMax on Jun 14, 2016 4:08:26 AM

Third-grade teacher Monica Contreras became a MobyMax advocate as soon as she saw it in action years ago. Many of her fellow educators at McKitrick Elementary School in Lutz, Fla., quickly followed suit when she began to introduce them to the leading e-learning platform for K-8 students.

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The Fun and Free Way to Fight ‘Summer Slide’ – a MobyMax Summer Learning Contest

Posted by MobyMax on May 31, 2016 3:29:25 PM

The teachers and students at Sherman Elementary School in Comfort, W.Va., fell in love with the MobyMax e-learning platform during an extended period of snow days.

The personalized, blended curriculum worked so well outside of the classroom that Sherman students actually gained half a grade level of improvement in language and grammar, even though the school’s schedule was severely disrupted by weather-related closings.

Because of that success, assistant principal Jacob Messer said the educators at Sherman didn’t think twice about the best way to help students fight the annual summer learning loss known as summer slide.

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5 Ways MobyMax Helps Students Avoid ‘Summer Slide’

Posted by MobyMax on May 27, 2016 4:16:50 AM

More than 100 years of education research proves what K-8 teachers know from experience: When most students return to school in the fall, the knowledge they gained the prior school year has begun to fade.

This phenomenon is known as “summer slide”—learning loss that takes place when teaching stops during summer vacation. Summer slide can rob even the most adept students of the education basics they’ll need to excel at the next grade level and beyond. In fact, most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math computation skills during summer break.

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New! MobyMax launches Early Reading Trio, a new Touch Curriculum™ subject.

Posted by MobyMax on Oct 20, 2015 9:25:00 AM

We are pleased to announce our latest curriculum addition: Early Reading Trio, a new Touch CurriculumTM subject. 

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