Notices

  • Important Notice for Teachers Using iRead on iOS Devices
    Important Notice for Teachers Using iRead on iOS Devices

    The newest version of iOS, iOS 12.1.4, does not work with iRead recordings. Recordings are disabled by default, and if it is enabled students will not be able to advance in the program. HMH is aware of this issue and is working on a solution. Until that time, HMH recommends disabling recording in SAM, using a non-iOS device, or not upgrading to iOS 12.1.4.

  • Latest Updates Regarding HMH Programs That Use Flash
    Latest Updates Regarding HMH Programs That Use Flash

    Student Achievement Manager (SAM) and System 44 Next Generation are now available in HTML5 versions. joining the HTML5 versions of READ 180 Universal, Do The MathEnglish 3D, Reading InventoryMath InventoryPhonics Inventory, Reading Counts! and the Next Generation Dashboards. 

    The HTML5 version of the Interactive Teaching System (ITS) is scheduled to be available in Spring 2019.

    Chrome OS v.69 and later will require students and teachers to click Allow whenever logging in to Flash-based programs including READ 180 Next Generation, MATH 180iREADFASTT Math, and SAM.

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  • March 2019 Updates
    March 2019 Updates

    Click here to view the March 15, 2019 updates to HMH Teacher Central, READ 180 Universal, MATH 180 Course I, and System 44 Next Generation.

     

    Click here to view the March 9, 2019 updates to Student Achievement Manager (SAM), HMH Teacher Central, READ 180Universal, and System 44 Next Generation.

     

    Click here to view the March 1, 2019 updates to Student Achievement Manager (SAM), HMH Teacher Central, HMH Leader Central, SAM Connect, and System 44 Next Generation.

  • Important Notice for Users Running SAM-Based Programs on Google Chromebooks
    Important Notice for Users Running SAM-Based Programs on Google Chromebooks

    HMH has recently been made aware of a bug in the upcoming Google Chrome version (OS 73) upgrade that will cause SAM-based Adobe Flash programs running on Chromebook devices to flicker intermittently. Programs impacted by this bug include: READ 180 Next Generation, iReadMATH 180, and FASTT Math Next Generation. HMH has made Google aware of this issue. However, Google is expected to release OS 73 for Chromebooks on March 19, 2019without a resolution for the bug in place.

    HMH strongly recommends that districts running the above programs and using Google Chromebooks, refrain from upgrading to the latest version of Chrome until this issue is resolved. Please note that the current version of the Google Chrome browser is not impacted by this issue.

    If you have any questions, please contact our Technical Support Group at 800.283.5974 or email edtech.techsupport@hmhco.com.

  • Register for Intervention Ed Tech Webinar on March 20, 2019
    Register for Intervention Ed Tech Webinar on March 20, 2019

    Please join our software experts in this Q&A session to learn about the latest updates for your HMH® intervention programs and outstanding technical issues.

    Learn More (PDF)

  • New Custom Permissions Feature in SAM Explained!
    New Custom Permissions Feature in SAM Explained!

    Click below to learn how to set custom permissions for teachers in SAM using the new permissions function.

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  • Important Notice: Changes in SAM Reports in HTML5
    Important Notice: Changes in SAM Reports in HTML5

    In the recently released HTML5 update to the Student Achievement Manager (SAM), reports now open directly as PDFs in a separate browser window. This has resulted in many changes to the onscreen reports. 

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  • Important Notice for Teachers Using the eBook Library or the Interactive Teaching System
    Important Notice for Teachers Using the eBook Library or the Interactive Teaching System

    A new version of the eReader (used in the Interactive Teaching System and the READ 180 and System 44 eBook Libraries) will be going live in December. The new version will feature an updated interface; however, it will not carry over previously saved notes and highlights. Teachers who have notes and highlights in their eReader books should save them in Word documents prior to the upgrade. 

    Contact HMH Technical Support for more information. 

  • Important Notice for Teachers and Administrators Using READ 180 Next Generation & System 44 Next Generation on Chromebooks
    Important Notice for Teachers and Administrators Using READ 180 Next Generation & System 44 Next Generation on Chromebooks

    Students using READ 180 or System 44 Next Generation on Chromebooks and desktops using Chrome OS 60 or later and connected to a locally-installed district or school server will be unable to move past the microphone check or record activities in these programs. Contact the Help Desk at 1-800-283-5974 if your students are stuck in the program as a result of this bug. (Note that Chromebooks using earlier versions of Chrome OS are not affected.)

    HMH is working on a solution to this issue and will release an update as soon as it is available.

Events & Trainings

  • READ 180 Universal Video: Create a Class and Enroll Students using HMH Teacher Central (3:28)
    READ 180 Universal Video: Create a Class and Enroll Students using HMH Teacher Central (3:28)

    Watch this video for step-by-step instructions creating a READ 180 Universal class and enrolling students using HMH Teacher Central. Once the initial READ 180 Universal class is created in the district or school, additional classes are created and populated using HMH Teacher Central. This video shows you how.

  • READ 180 Universal Video: Create a Class and Enroll Students using SAM
    READ 180 Universal Video: Create a Class and Enroll Students using SAM

    Watch this video for step-by-step instructions creating a READ 180 Universal class and enrolling students using SAM. Unless class data is imported, the school or district's initial READ 180 Universal class needs to be created and populated in the Student Achievement Manager. This video shows you how.

  • How To Add a Student in SAM
    How To Add a Student in SAM

    • Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on adding a student in SAM.
    • Adding students in SAM will set up the roster so you can begin enrolling them in Scholastic technology programs.

  • How To Add a School in SAM
    How To Add a School in SAM

    Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on adding a school in SAM. Adding schools to SAM is a first step for administrators to get started with Scholastic technology programs.

  • How To Add a Class in SAM
    How To Add a Class in SAM

    Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on adding a class in SAM. Adding classes in SAM is necessary before creating teacher and student accounts.

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