Alabama State Department of Education Adopts STEMscopes Math for K-5 Mathematics
HOUSTON – Jan. 25, 2021 – Accelerate Learning today announced that STEMscopes Math has been approved by the Alabama State Department of Education as part of the state textbook adoption for mathematics. The adoption of the STEMscopes Math Alabama curriculum includes grades K-5.
STEMscopes Math Alabama is a core mathematics program that is aligned to the Alabama Course of Study: Mathematics. It combines digital and print components to provide teachers with everything they need to create meaningful math learning experiences for students in grades K-5.
“We are pleased that STEMscopes Math will be an integral part of mathematics teaching and learning in Alabama elementary schools,” said Dr. Vernon Johnson, president and CEO of Accelerate Learning. “With STEMscopes Math, teachers will have a powerful interactive curriculum with which to create engaging learning experiences for students, whether they’re in the classroom or taking part in hybrid or distance learning. As students participate in real-world explorations, project-based tasks, and math chats, they will discover how math fits into the world around them and build the skills needed to succeed in future STEM careers.”
Using the 5E plus Intervention and Acceleration lesson model, STEMscopes Math makes math relevant by revealing the wonder of math in the everyday world. It provides interactive learning using the Concrete Representational Abstract (CRA) approach. The curriculum features inquiry-based math investigations, virtual manipulatives, and interactive games that engage students as they build their understanding. In addition, it encourages exploration with open-ended, cross-dimensional tasks, and it drives purposeful math discussions to boost student collaboration and growth.
STEMscopes Math includes benchmark assessments to provide standards-based data and Quantile measures that track student progress and inform instruction. It also features embedded strategies for diverse learners, including English language learners and students who need additional support.
STEMscopes, created by Accelerate Learning Inc., is an award-winning, research-based national leader in PreK-12 STEM curriculum. Used by over 6 million students and 250 thousand teachers across all 50 states, STEMscopes provides comprehensive digital resources, supplemental print materials, and hands-on exploration kits that drive engagement and academic growth. For more information, visit stemscopes.com or call toll-free 800-531-0864.
Vice President Marketing, Accelerate Learning