MATHia FAQs

How does the MATHia work with a block schedule?

MATHia actually works quite well with a block schedule because it is designed to utilize several different types of activities such as student presentations,…

Will my students need instruction for each MATHia unit?

Students do a wonderful job of figuring the units out by themselves, and take pride in doing so. After the first unit, you can…

How do I know if my students are progressing appropriately in MATHia?

Often, teachers find that their district curriculum guide lines up well with the Carnegie Learning curriculum. As for grades, everyone starts somewhere different, but…

Should I ever advance students in the MATHia software?

Although the ability is there, it’s not recommended— and most teachers agree because they do not want to break the intentional learning progression. There…

What should I do with students who complete all of the units in MATHia?

Celebrate their success! Make them peer tutors and have them help their classmates achieve the same kind of success. Advise student tutors that they…

Where should I place a mid-year transfer student in MATHia?

One option is to place mid-year transfer students at Module 1, Unit 1, Workspace 1 and assess their readiness for advancement. If students do…

Is it okay that some students will be ahead of the classroom activities and some will be behind?

This curriculum is organized very differently than typical texts so that students are never "ahead" in the classroom, just more confident. The classroom curriculum…