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Beast Academy Moves Mankato Students Up an Additional 1-2 Grade Levels on National MAP Assessment Scores

Students who used Beast Academy gained 1-2 additional grade levels on their spring 2021 National MAP Assessment Scores, as compared to those who didn’t use Beast Academy, according to a recent WestEd study in Mankato Area Public Schools, a K–12 school district in Mankato, Minnesota.

Knowing Versus Understanding: How the Rubik’s Cube Taught Me the Difference

What’s your strategy for solving the Rubik’s cube? We layout the terms and sequences to memorize to show how understanding outweighs knowing.

Why Discrete Math is Important

Discrete math is often missing from middle and high school curricula. But in recent years, it’s become increasingly important because of what it teaches and how it sets students up for college math and beyond.