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Colleen is part of the Smartick US marketing team. She has 15 years of experience in educational, corporate, and broadcast media production. More recently she has been working in consumer marketing, social media and media relations, including multimedia work in the healthcare education space. Colleen has a degree in broadcast journalism.

Dec29

Character and Smartick

Character and Smartick

Smart kids are lucky. They look at a book and begin to read. They ‘get’ math. They glide through school without a care. While other kids spend hours studying for a test, the smart kids just show up and ace it. That works up to a point. For each kid that point is at a […]

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Dec20

Homeschool Mom Reviews Smartick’s Math Program

Homeschool Mom Reviews Smartick’s Math Program

Mom and blogger Jess Lee is in her first year of homeschooling her seven-year old son. She recently signed him up for Smartick and shared the experience in a post on the “Mom Does Reviews” website. In particular, this homeschool mom likes that Smartick allows him to learn math independently, something we always recommend! It […]

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Dec09

Tailored Math Can Lift PISA and TIMSS Results

Tailored Math Can Lift PISA and TIMSS Results

On the heels of the release of results from two of the largest international education evaluations, PISA (this week) and TIMSS (last week), one thing is painfully clear—the U.S. is behind when it comes to math prowess. While Asian countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Chinese Taipei, and Japan continue to dominate, the results from these […]

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Nov24

A Review of Smartick’s Math Enrichment Program

The Getting Smart staff review of math enrichment programs is now available on their site in their “Smart Review” section. Their staff of teacher/bloggers praise Smartick’s math education program for it’s short, effective, daily sessions. The 10-15-minute daily sessions and personalized approach to math concepts are aligned with current research that these techniques improve student’s […]

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Nov22

Smartick Brings Math Confidence to Boston Youth

Smartick Brings Math Confidence to Boston Youth

The Bay State Banner’s November issue features details about how they are working on a three-month pilot math program with Brookview House, a program for homeless women and their children, in Dorchester, MA. The goal of the program is to provide guidance and, once the pilot is complete, Smartick commits to providing any of the […]

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