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McGraw-Hill My Math dual
platform gives elementary students
twice as many ways to achieve
McGraw-Hill Education program uses interactive texts
and digital tools to customize content, boost learning

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n the 10 years leading up to Madison School District's latest
math curriculum update, state standards had changed
almost too often to count. So it is understandable that
the Phoenix-based district would welcome a program that
ensured all material complied with current standards.
But not just any program. After researching solutions and
piloting two options four years ago, Madison chose McGrawHill My Math, and use the interactive student edition and
digital tools to customize content for K5 students. Lessons
are pre-built and sequenced but can be modified by
teachers, who have access to print and digital resources to
maximize student understanding. Based on state standards,
McGraw-Hill My Math keeps students engaged while they
learn concepts, fluency and application skills.
Unanimous decision
"After the two pilots, we looked at student performance data,
met with teachers, and surveyed students and parents," says
Dr. Michael Winters, executive director for curriculum and
instruction for the K8 district. "They all unanimously picked
My Math; all three stakeholder groups especially appreciated
the dual platform."
The online component allows students to find
assignments and extra help through videos, games, and
additional rich, digital resources. Parents can not only track
their student's progress, they can also easily communicate
with teachers and know exactly what their child is learning.
Teachers can easily access activities or lessons to reinforce
concepts for struggling learners or to challenge students
who have mastered a particular topic.
"My Math is leveled and has different interventions, high
or low, to meet students where they are," Winters says.
"The program is sequenced and presented in a way that's
favorable to teachers."
Students get their own edition, which is an interactive
workbook that they can write in, solve problems, show work
and take home.
Math hero
Winters recalls the day he entered a classroom where the
teacher introduced him to students as "the person who gets
us all the wonderful math books we use."
"The kids started cheering because they love their math

"The kids started cheering because
they love their math books. ... That's
one of the intangible, qualitative
benefits from using My Math."
books," he says. "They like having that ownership; it's theirs
to write in and take home. That's one of the intangible,
qualitative benefits from using My Math."
This is the third full year that Madison School District has
been using McGraw-Hill My Math for about 3,600 students
in K5. In addition to McGraw-Hill My Math, the district is
using Glencoe Math for about 2,200 students in grades 6
through 8.
Initial training for teachers was about six hours total,
with a district math coach providing more detailed instruction and support throughout the year, based on regular input from McGraw-Hill.
"We were very impressed with the level of service we received from McGraw-Hill during the pilot and after," Winters
says. "Teachers are more confident with the company, knowing there is ongoing support and a real partnership."
Winters credits McGraw-Hill My Math
with helping the district to continue improving students' math scores. The 2016
AzMerit results show Madison students continue to outperform the state average in every grade that's using McGraw-Hill My Math.

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