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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Promethean Unveil the First Complete Set of Common Core Aligned Interactive Whiteboard Lessons for K-12 Educators

Posted Jul 11, 2012
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A collaboration between Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Promethean has resulted in two completely developed, ready-to-use collections of Common Core interactive whiteboard lessons for reading and mathematics.

These new lessons integrate content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt with interactive and touch-screen technology from Promethean to create learning activities that promote problem solving, critical thinking, and class discussion. This is the first complete set of interactive Common Core aligned whiteboard lessons available to K-12 educators.

Two collections have been released - mathematics for grades K -12 that follow Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's programs, GOMath! and On Core Mathematics, as well as reading for K-6 based on HMH's Journeys series. All lessons are designed to run on any interactive whiteboard. However, it is Promethean's presentation software ActivInspire that delivers the interactivity.

The new lessons promote more hands-on activities. On an interactive whiteboard, students engage in on-screen modeling of concepts, use visual and tactile manipulations to reinforce their understanding of math concepts, or work together to solve digital math equations.

Every lesson has embedded assessment activities and with a simple connection to a hand-held device, such as any of Promethean's Learner Response Systems (ActivExpression, ActivEngage ActiVote), teachers can track the comprehension, measure understanding and modify instruction if necessary.

For more information about the new On Core Lessons for Common Core Math, please visit

Source: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, and Promethean,

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