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Research

Evidence-Based Results

American Institutes for Research recently released their independent evaluation of TenMarks Math. The study's findings suggest that TenMarks Math improved average math performance by 8 percentile points on state tests in classes that completed at least one assignment per week during the school year. The study covers 10 states and was designed to meet the highest rating for a quasi-experimental research design according to the What Works Clearinghouse evidence standards.

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TenMarks Math as a Core Program

Edison Township Public Schools began implementing TenMarks Math Premium as their core program in grades 3 through 5 in 2015–16. This study provides key insights from the first year of implementation, such as:

  • 47% of teachers reported improving the quality of their math instruction.
  • 50% of teachers reported TenMarks Math helped them develop students' conceptual understanding.
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The Research Behind TenMarks Math

Research shows that teachers are the most important in-school factor affecting student learning. Built upon this premise, TenMarks Math is a comprehensive math program that:

  • Provides rigorous content built for CCSS and state standards and rated over 98% aligned to the CCSS by Learning List.
  • Supports inquiry-based instruction and differentiation through an enhanced mastery learning paradigm.
  • Incorporates Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to increase learning opportunities for all students.
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Impact of TenMarks Math Premium: Evidence from California

This study evaluates the impact of TenMarks Math Premium on student achievement using evidence from California. The findings suggest that TenMarks Math Premium improved CAASPP (SBAC) pass rates by:

  • 1.7 percentage points in classes with access to the program
  • 5.8 percentage points in classes that completed 2+ assignments per week
Student growth graph with TenMarks

Impact of TenMarks Math Premium: Evidence from Florida

This study evaluates the impact of TenMarks Math Premium on student achievement using evidence from Florida. The findings suggest that providing TenMarks Math Premium improved FSA pass rates by:

  • 4.5 percentage points in schools with a significant ELL student population
  • 6.0 percentage points in schools with a significant population of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
Student growth graph with TenMarks

Impact of TenMarks Math Premium: Evidence from Wisconsin

This study evaluates the impact of TenMarks Math Premium on student achievement using evidence from Wisconsin. The findings suggest that providing TenMarks Math Premium:

  • Increased mastery rates by 4.1 percentage points on the Wisconsin Forward Exam
  • Increased proficiency rates by 5.4 percentage points on the Wisconsin Forward Exam
Student growth graph with TenMarks

*TenMarks content was rated as 100% aligned to CCSS-M in 1st through 8th grade and over 95% aligned to the CCSS-M in high school by Learning List, an independent, third party reviewer.