SOURCE: Math Essentials

November 15, 2010 08:00 ET

AmericasMathTeacher.com Presents 10 Reasons Why Schools Should Provide Online Math Instruction for Students

LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2010) - Many schools are beginning to recognize online math instruction as a powerful educational tool.  Students can learn from the best math teachers and are able to learn on their own, and at their own pace.  In this high-tech world, this just may be the best way for many students to learn.  Also, the good news for schools is that in these tough economic times, online learning can be quite affordable. 

1. Finally, some great news for schools in these tough economic times. Online math instruction is inexpensive. For less than $1.00 per student, a school can provide online math instruction for an entire year, for each and every student.

2. Instruction is provided by a professional who knows how to introduce and explain math topics in an effective, easy-to-understand, motivating manner. Students will find that math can be easy, fun, and exciting.

3. Online math instruction is like having a personal tutor who is available 24/7. Students can login anywhere and anytime, on any computer. All that is needed is an internet-connection.

4. Online math programs are often aligned with the math standards that students need to master.

5. Online math instruction allows students to work at their own pace. Students can go through a lesson more than once if necessary. This is especially important for students who struggle with math.

6. Online math instruction is excellent for English Language Learners. It gives them the boost they need to be successful in math.

7. Students can complete written exercises and check their answers and solutions instantly.

8. Teachers, students, and parents can see positive results and monitor student's progress. This will build each student's confidence and self-esteem that will automatically lead to success.

9. Advanced students can move ahead in math on their own, at their own pace.

10. Online math instruction frees up teachers. It affords them the opportunity to provide more one-to-one instruction with all students.

Go to www.americasmathteacher.com and try online math instruction for FREE.

Math Essentials is the publisher of the the award-winning "Mastering Essential Math Skills" series.  Learn more at www.mathessentials.net. The Math Essentials team  has recently created a dynamic new online math instructional program, AmericasMathTeacher.com. This innovative program is designed for grades four through Algebra I.

Submitted by Richard W. Fisher
Winner: "Intel Innovations in Teaching" award

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