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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Cisco Grant To Assist Math Education Development by Dave Nagel

The MIND Research Institute, a non-profit education research and publishing organization, said this week that it's received a $500,000 cash grant from the Cisco Foundation...
The MIND Research Institute is the developer of the ST Math series of technology-based educational software, which until recently targeted only elementary-level math. In October the company expanded that line to include an e-learning tool for middle- and high-school students called ST Math: Algebra Readiness Supplemental, which focuses on students in grades 6 and higher in need of math intervention. The ST Math software uses game-based instruction to lead students through math concepts aligned with individual state standards and to develop problem-solving skills.

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Mind Research Institute is dedicated to education program excellence and cutting edge scientific research. The Institute has successfully transferred more than 30 years of breakthrough brain and learning research into applied education programs for K-12 students. MIND Research continually improves its programs through data mining over 20 million student sessions and 9 years of standardized math test results, and publishes its scientific and educational research. Standardized test results have shown remarkable increases for participating students.

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