University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa's (UNI) Center for Teaching and Learning Math is chiefly responsible for the development of the Making Sense Family Resources. We strive to empower military families and military community support personnel to engage in their children’s learning by providing video and supplementary learning resources in mathematics, literacy, and early learning. To date, 132 videos have been created with the purpose of supporting military families as they help their children make sense of mathematics and literacy.

All of our demonstrate research-based learning strategies and are accompanied by supplementary hands-on materials to further extend student learning.

Learn more about our other resources, which include the Making Sense Summer Camp Resources and Making Sense After-School Resources.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOAR

UNI assumes responsibility with several roles for the Student Online Achievement Resources project:

  • sustaining effective working relationships with the project partners, school districts, and military parents
  • developing and producing research-based educational resources to help learners develop deep, conceptual understanding and become fluent in targeted skills in mathematics, literacy, and early learning
  • supporting the use of the Making Sense Family Resources website, videos, and supplementary resources
  • evaluateing the effectiveness of the Making Sense Family Resources website, videos, and supplementary materials

To learn more, click SOAR information or Vision-Mission-Goals.