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Information Age Education is a nonprofit project of Dr. Dave Moursund, a lifelong contributor to technology in education and founding MLC board member. The organization’s goal to improve education is reflected in a number of initiatives including:

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On November 2nd combined downloads of the Geoboard and Number Rack apps from MLC exceeded 50,000, many from around the globe. In addition, thousands of users have accessed the web versions of these virtual manipulatives.

"We're gratified that these online

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The Number Rack, or Rekenrek, was designed to support the natural mathematical development of children and specifically to help them generate a variety of addition and subtraction strategies.

Our free activity book, Using the Rekenrek as a Visual Model for Strategic Reasoning in

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The Math Learning Center announces the second edition of Bridges in Mathematics K-5 . Written specifically for the Common Core State Standards, the new edition includes several new visual models such as the Number Line and the Number Rack (also known as the Rekenrek). 

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The Math and the Mind's Eye series has been correlated to the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Content. In addition to an overall map of how the series meets CCSSM, a correlations document was created for each of the 14 units.

"Math and the Mind's Eye

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MLC collaborated with the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators  (AMTE) to establish a scholarship fund for elementary math specialists. 

"There is a growing consensus regarding the importance of math specialist at the

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Alcoa Elementary triples advanced, proficient students

Excerpts from an article by Matthew Stewart of the Daily Times

Alcoa Elementary School is producing academic gains, tripling last school year’s number of students who scored proficient and advanced on state tests.

Fifty Alcoa elementary-schoolers scored proficient

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