Zearn Math in Massachusetts

To support schools with math acceleration, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is offering an opportunity for Massachusetts schools to access Zearn Math for the 2022-2023 school year.

Funded by MA DESE

Schools that are selected for the program will have full access to Zearn Math’s daily digital lessons and teaching materials, as well as professional development from Zearn. MA DESE is reviewing applications on a first-come, first-served basis.
Visit the MA DESE website to apply.

Zearn Professional Development

Professional Learning for Educators: As part of the site license, teachers receive an orientation webinar and two 90-minute synchronous professional learning sessions to drive successful implementation of Zearn as a complement to their core math curriculum. Districts will be connected with a Partner Support Manager to consult with for strong district implementation.

Curriculum Study PD: In addition to live trainings, Zearn offers year-long on-demand digital series including a 1–2 hour session for each unit in Grades K-5 where teachers build deep pedagogical content expertise by collaboratively exploring the big ideas and instructional strategies used throughout the unit.

Instructional Leader training: In support of implementation, Zearn offers a one day synchronous training for all coaches and instructional leaders supporting Zearn Math usage. Instructional Leaders will engage in the Zearn math approach to teaching and learning and prepare an implementation plan to drive success in their school or district.

How Zearn works

Zearn is used by 1 in 4 students nationwide and is the only EdReports "greenlit" math instructional materials with a strong digital learning component. Zearn can be used as core materials or Digital Lessons can be used alongside other materials.

How Zearn works

Zearn Tutorials & Resources

DIGITAL LESSONS OVERVIEW

All students will have access to a 24/7 online math platform with self-paced digital lessons that include fluency, concept development, and independent practice, with built-in math help. Each digital lesson takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Data Reports Overview

All teachers and administrators have access to real-time reporting that can be used to support student math progress. Teachers have access to Class and Student-level reports. Administrators have access to school and district-level reports.

Family Resources

Zearn offers a family resource center on Instagram with explanations of key math terms, suggested at-home activities, and tips for supporting children with digital lesson completion. Orientation webinars in English and Spanish are also available.