July 6, 2017

ISTE 2017: Hot topics and cool technology that makes a difference

By Anu Jokinen, Math Enthusiast   An introduction The world’s largest edtech conference—hosted by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)—brought more than 20,000 educators to San Antonio, Texas last week. An amazing array of topics included the paper-to-digital […]
June 29, 2017

More insight, more time, more student growth: introducing Renaissance Flow 360

By Anu Jokinen, Math Enthusiast Research has shown that differentiated instruction and personalized practice leads to two important things in the classroom—increased student engagement and improved student outcomes. It can also reinvigorate the teaching experience—allowing teachers to connect with students […]
April 20, 2017

Math = Power! Takeaways from NCTM 2017

By Anu Jokinen, Math Enthusiast   A visit to San Antonio, TX San Antonio in April with 70-degree weather. This past month, over 7,000 educators from across the country converged in one place to learn new ways to get students […]
September 22, 2016

What an Olympic gold medalist can teach you about math

By Anu Jokinen, Math Enthusiast   Like millions around the world, I could not wait to watch the summer Olympics. During the Women’s 200m backstroke, U.S. swimmer Maya DiRado went after her biggest competitor with all her might. She was […]