Renaissance Accelerated Math: Individualized but Dated
February 20, 2020

Renaissance Accelerated Math: Individualized but Dated

Amber AuBain | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Renaissance Accelerated Math

Renaissance Accelerated Math is a purchase choice by the school in our county. Accelerated Math is a program that is used for math practice for students and can be individualized to each student, group, or the whole class. It helps target and identify areas of math weakness in students and gives teachers the ability to create individualized math practice for every student.

Pros

  • AM allows teachers to individually assign math practices to every student based on their needs.
  • AM is supported by STAR assessments, which give teachers their students' areas of weakness.

Cons

  • Student math practices are outdated and boring for students.
  • Some of the practice strands are too hard in the beginning for struggling students.
  • Accelerated Math is easy to individualize and assign to students to help with remediation.
  • Students in middle school do not buy into AM for a number of reasons. This makes it hard to see the value of the cost of AM.
Renaissance has great videos and articles in their help section. They also have an online user community that has great discussions about using their products, access to free webinars, and great tips. They have the honor roll program/challenge to help users track their progress and talk to other users for ideas and tips. Most one-on-one help comes from our instructional facilitators in our county.

Do you think Renaissance Accelerated Math delivers good value for the price?

Not sure

Are you happy with Renaissance Accelerated Math's feature set?

No

Did Renaissance Accelerated Math live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Renaissance Accelerated Math go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy Renaissance Accelerated Math again?

No

Accelerated Math is based on the ease of printing worksheets. In the past, that is what was done due to less technology. Now with most schools having access to technology, Accelerated Math seems old and outdated to students who are used to flashy graphics. Accelerated Math is great for assigning individual practice and targeting specific standards for any grade level.

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