Raymond retires from a successful career in Real Estate and volunteers at her local elementary school. She learns
that many children dislike their math classes. She begins to
develop CheckAnswer Math, using the prototypes in fifth grade
classrooms in Coronado, CA.
name changes to Coronado Math. Worksheets are produced on a typewriter
with handwritten answers.
works in Coronado schools and refines Excel Math
through research at San Diego State University, classroom testing,
and teacher conferences in California and Texas.
Beach, California and Clint, Texas begin to use Excel Math.
Math becomes AnsMar Publishers, Incorporated, to honor
Janice’s parents Anson and Marian. Janice buys a table-top
press to print more Lesson Sheets.
Math adds Basic Fact Tapes to its product line, creates a video
to help teachers learn its concepts, and moves to rented space
in a mini-storage.
reworks the curriculum and adds a Spanish
Math moves to National City, CA. Janice continues to write the
curriculum, print it, and deliver it in rented trucks.
Math product line is so popular that Janice has to get an outside
printer to take over printing, collating and packaging the Lesson
Baker joins Janice as co-owner of AnsMar so Janice can concentrate on writing curriculum.
Excel Math moves to Poway, CA in October 2002. A new Third Grade is released, with
expanded opportunities for creativity, literacy and problem-solving.
revised First Grade curriculum is published with new graphics
and expanded Teacher Edition.
editions of Second and Fourth grades appear,
with a new Glossary in English and Spanish.
We ship 40,000 boxes of curriculum - a million pounds!
- in 2004.
editions of the Fifth and Sixth grades are released. All grades are now available in a Summer School edition.
grade is updated; most story problems are rewritten
for clarity. Test tables in all Teacher Editions correlate each test problem
to the lesson where the concept was introduced.
grades 1-6 Teacher Editions receive minor revisions for consistency, adding
new coins, enhancing lesson plans and improving graphics.
||A Kindergarten curriculum is introduced. Excel Math Projectable is launched for Grades 1-6 — an electronic product for projecting lesson content onto screens or interactive boards.
||AnsMar opens an online store, enabling customers to purchase Excel Math curriculum at any time of the day or night.
|| Janice Raymond is awarded her Ph.D. A Kindergarten Excel Math Projectable is introduced.
||Common Core Teacher Editions are introduced for Grades 1-5. Quarterly Test tables in all Common Core Teacher Editions correlate each test problem to Common Core State Standards.
Common Core Teacher Editions are created for Kindergarten and Grade 6. Common Core Summer Teacher Editions are launched for Summer School/Intersession programs.
Texas Teacher Editions are introduced for Grades K-5. Quarterly test tables in all Texas Teacher Editions correlate each test problem to Texas State Standards.
New Texas Teacher Editions are introduced for Grade 6.
New Texas Summer Teacher Editions are launched for Summer School/Intersession programs.