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Common Core Mathematics Update


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Presented to VUSD School Board on January 17, 2013.

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Common Core Mathematics Update

  1. 1. 21st Century MathematicsImplementing the Ca Common Core Standards January 17, 2013
  2. 2. Who Are We?• Math Cohort: 50 k-12 teachers representing all comprehensive sites• 8th Grade Math Work Group: All 24 Algebra and Algebra Readiness teachers
  3. 3. What is our purpose?• Implement Common Core Math Standards and the 8 Standards for Mathematical Practice• Creative and Innovative• Focused on Learning• Provide Instructional Leadership
  4. 4. What do the Cohortians say about their journey?
  5. 5. How are we being innovativeand creative with technology?
  6. 6. What shifts have we made k-7?
  7. 7. Grades 9 - 12 Algebra & Geometry My Experience in the classroom A Pedagogical Shift : From Rote Practice to Deep UnderstandingStrategic Thinking - formulate a definition for the %composition of a compoundExtended Thinking- derive a formula for determining the %composition of a compound
  8. 8. Next Steps• Engage all Stakeholders • Perform a gap analysis • Purposeful professional development for educators• Providing common core information in multiple formats