Chalkboard Just Launched BRAND NEW Workbooks!
In our continuous commitment to provide the best educational resources, we are thrilled to announce our newest series of workbooks: Scholar Series. These innovative workbooks are designed with a focus on mastery, ensuring students not only learn but truly understand and excel. Recognizing the dire consequences of learning gaps, the Scholar Series aims to bridge these gaps and foster deep understanding in Math and English, turning every student into a confident scholar ready to tackle the world.
They’re available for purchase on our eStore!
The series includes 8 new books in 3 categories:
Bridging the Learning Gap: Introducing the Scholar Series for the Next Generation of Achievers
The COVID-19 pandemic has left an indelible mark on various sectors, and education is no exception. As schools shifted to remote learning, students faced unprecedented challenges, leading to significant learning gaps, especially in foundational subjects like Math and English.
The Alarming Reality of Learning Gaps
Recent studies have painted a concerning picture of the state of education for students in grades K-8. A comprehensive study tracking changes in math and reading test scores across the first two years of the pandemic for 5.4 million U.S. students revealed that the average fall 2021 math test scores were notably lower compared to fall 2019. Furthermore, the test-score gaps between students in low-poverty and high-poverty elementary schools grew significantly, indicating that the pandemic’s disruptions continued to negatively impact students well into the 2020-21 school year.
Disruptions due to the pandemic have exacerbated learning gaps, especially in math and reading. As a result, Ontario’s Grade 8 Mathematics curriculum, which integrates social-emotional learning and mathematical processes, has faced challenges in maintaining the desired educational outcomes.
Why Addressing These Gaps is Crucial for Mastery
Learning gaps, particularly in foundational subjects like Math and English, can have long-term repercussions. When students miss out on mastering essential concepts in their early years, it creates a domino effect, making it harder for them to grasp more advanced topics in later grades. This not only affects their academic performance but also their confidence and enthusiasm for learning.
Introducing the Scholar Series
Understanding the gravity of the situation and the need for a comprehensive solution, we are proud to introduce our brand-new series of workbooks, Scholar Series. Designed with the modern student in mind, these workbooks aim to bridge the learning gaps and help students get ahead of the curve.
The Scholar Series is not just another set of workbooks. It’s a carefully crafted tool that caters to both a parent and teacher’s desire to see kids excel. Each book in the series focuses on helping students achieve mastery in Math and English, ensuring they have a solid foundation to build upon.
Why the Scholar Series Stands Out
- Mastery Over Memorization: Instead of rote learning, the Scholar Series emphasizes understanding concepts, ensuring long-term retention.
- Interactive and Engaging: The activities are designed to be fun and interactive, keeping students engaged and motivated.
- Tailored to Individual Needs: Recognizing that every child is unique, the workbooks cater to both advanced learners and those who need a bit more time.
- Refreshed Graphics and Feel: Our workbooks have undergone a transformation in the form of visually appealing graphics and a fresh layout that make learning an immersive and enjoyable experience for readers.
Our Scholar Series workbooks are crafted to align seamlessly with the most recent educational guidelines. The Language Arts Curriculum emphasizes the importance of a robust foundational knowledge in both oral and written language. This foundation is pivotal for the development of intricate skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. Our workbooks cater to this, ensuring learners foster a deep understanding and the ability to articulate thoughts effectively.
When it comes to math, the refreshed standards highlight a return to foundational principles while also promoting advanced problem-solving skills. The Scholar Series math workbooks address this dual approach, ensuring students grasp essential math concepts and can apply them in practical scenarios.