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What: Individualized Prescriptive Lessons™ for Grades 6
through Algebra I are available anytime/anywhere. Approximately
200 IPLs are available to customers. Students can experience their
IPLs at school during the day and continue to access the IPLs away
from school. This is the first curriculum solution offered by Pitsco
Education that is compatible with iPads.
Why: Teachers and students need the opportunity to extend the
learning experience beyond one class period per day. The Cloud-based
delivery of Signature Math provides schools with Pitsco’s
highly regarded hands-on activities within the walls of a traditional
classroom and combines it with anytime/anywhere access to
mathematics content and instruction for students and teachers.
Who: A great solution for school districts looking to implement
hands-on middle school math and Algebra I via iPads and for schools
desiring to give students access to their instructional content away
from the school site.
When: Available to customers beginning July 1, 2012.
Time line: Taking Math to the Cloud
- 2007 – Pitsco releases Algebra Readiness curriculum,
the first yearlong math course available in the educational
market that utilizes three learning methodologies: one-to-one
software (called Individualized Prescriptive Lessons), small
group hands-on activities (called CGAs), and math-specific
Modules. The curriculum is delivered via the Synergy Learning
Management System, a brand-new LMS developed by Pitsco.
- 2008 – Pitsco releases Algebra I curriculum. The Algebra
Readiness and Algebra I curriculum compose the Algebra
Academy solution from Pitsco.
- 2011 – Pitsco releases the Signature Math solution, which
corresponds with the development of Pitsco-created IPLs and
CGAs. An extensively updated version of the Synergy LMS
(Synergy 2) is made available specifically for math customers.
With the release of Signature Math, customers now have their
choice of math programs to implement from Pitsco – one
containing Modules and one without Modules.
- 2012 – Pitsco releases Signature Math for Cloud-based
delivery. This provides customers the opportunity to
experience Pitsco IPLs with anytime/anywhere access. It also
provides the opportunity to experience the IPLs via iPads.