New Pathways forDevelopmental Math:           A Look intoMathematical Literacy  for College Students       Kathleen Almy  ...
Lookforward,not back
Audience Question:Which of these classes do you teach?a. Developmentalb. Statisticsc. Liberal arts math
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A train leaves a station at 4 pm traveling 55 mph.Another train leaves the station at 5 pm traveling 65 mph.When will the ...
Audience Question:What is the purpose of developmental math?a.   Developmental math should address skills     not learned ...
Solve theproblem
IssuesNationally                  Locally Length of sequence         Success for traditional Poor outcomes             ...
SolutionsUpdate contentBalance instructionDiversify assessmentDifferentiate pathways
A New Pathways OptionIn one semester, Mathematical Literacy forCollege Students gives a student at the beginningalgebra le...
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Audience Question:Which of these pathways are you familiar with?List your response(s) or none if you are notfamiliar with ...
Pathways primer            One semester DM course  MLCS      Preparation for multiple outcomes            One semester DM ...
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Linear            Approach:            Traditional    Numbers         Algebra    Functions Proportions
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New goalsEngagementConnectionsProductive persistenceDeliberate practice
What about factoring?FAQs   Does this course “dumb       down” developmental       math standards for entry       into col...
Build itdifferently
Use research& experienceSuccessful countriesBrain-based learningRedesign lessons
Recognize ahistory of algebra
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Incorporate anew instructionaldesign        EXPLORE        DISCOVER        CONNECT        REFLECT        PRACTICE
Strike abalance…
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FAQs   What reaction do you get       from students?
Show,don’t tell
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   Notation   Order of operations   Calculator skills                                         Variation              ...
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Preparation for…     science, nursing, statistics, qu     antitative literacy, and further     algebra.
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RVC Course Sequence
Implementation Ideas:4th year high school course Basic Math   Prealgebra   Algebra 1   MLCS                               ...
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  • Timeline graphic with pictures(Intermediate)To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in theSlides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and then click Insert. Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher.In the Format Picture dialog box, in the Crop tab, in the Crop position section, crop the picture to the following values:Width: 9”Height: 2.65”Left: .5”Top: .5”Adjust the values in the Picture position section to properly position the picture within the cropped image.Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Size group, click Crop, click Crop to Shape, and then under Rectangles click Round Same Side Corner Rectangle (eighth option from the left).Drag the top yellow diamond adjustment handle slightly to the right to decrease the amount of rounding on the corners. Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects, point to Shadow, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left).To reproduce the timeline effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Rectangle.On the slide, drag to draw a rectangle.In the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:In the Size tab, set the Width of the rectangle to 9”, and then set the Height to .73”In the Line Color tab, select No line.In the Fill tab, select Solid fill, and then set the following values:Color: Black, Text 1, Lighter 35%Transparency: 20%In the Shadow tab, click the button next to Presets, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left). Drag the rectangle onto the bottom of the picture. Press and hold SHIFT and select the rectangle and the picture. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, and then do the following: Click Align and then click Align Selected Objects. Click Align and then click Align Center.Click Align and then click Align Bottom.Click Align and then click Align to Slide.Click Align and then click Align Center. To reproduce the month labels for the timeline, do the following:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box (this example uses months of the year, so you might type “JAN”), and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT Condensedfont and a font size of18.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Center.Select the text box. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Repeat the process until there is a total of six text boxes. On the slide, drag the text boxes onto the rectangle to form a row. Press and hold CTRL and select all six text boxes and the rectangle.Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Middle. Press and hold CTRL and cancel the selection of the rectangle, keeping the text boxes selected. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align to Slide.Click Align, and then click Distribute Horizontally. To change the text in the duplicate text boxes, click in each text box and edit the text (this example uses months of the year).To change the color of a text box, select the text in the text box, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). To reproduce the vertical line with text effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Line, and then, in the slide, draw a line.On the Home tab, in the drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, in the Size tab, under Size and rotate, set the following values:Height: 1.2”Width: 0”Rotation: 0˚Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Style tab, set the Width to .75 pt and then, under Arrow settings, set the following values:Begin type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).Begin size: Arrow L Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).End type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).End size: Arrow R Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Color tab, select Solid line, and then set the Color option to White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Close the Format Shape dialog box.On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Select the duplicate line. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, in the Shape Height box, enter 2.6”.Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Click Align, and then click Align Top.Drag both lines together on the slide to position them under one of the timeline month labels. Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines and the text box they are under. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Create the subtext boxes:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box, and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT font and a font size of 20.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left.On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left to align the text left in the text box.On the slide, drag the text box to position it to the right of the vertical line. To reproduce the background on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then clickFormat Background.In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then set the following values:Type:LinearDirection:Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).Angle: 90˚Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until two stops appear on the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop, and then set the following values:Position: 50%Color: Black, Text 1(first row, second option from the left).Select the second stop, and then set the following values:Position: 99%.Color:Black, Text 1, Lighter 35% (third row, second option from the left).
  • Timeline graphic with pictures(Intermediate)To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in theSlides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and then click Insert. Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher.In the Format Picture dialog box, in the Crop tab, in the Crop position section, crop the picture to the following values:Width: 9”Height: 2.65”Left: .5”Top: .5”Adjust the values in the Picture position section to properly position the picture within the cropped image.Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Size group, click Crop, click Crop to Shape, and then under Rectangles click Round Same Side Corner Rectangle (eighth option from the left).Drag the top yellow diamond adjustment handle slightly to the right to decrease the amount of rounding on the corners. Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects, point to Shadow, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left).To reproduce the timeline effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Rectangle.On the slide, drag to draw a rectangle.In the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:In the Size tab, set the Width of the rectangle to 9”, and then set the Height to .73”In the Line Color tab, select No line.In the Fill tab, select Solid fill, and then set the following values:Color: Black, Text 1, Lighter 35%Transparency: 20%In the Shadow tab, click the button next to Presets, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left). Drag the rectangle onto the bottom of the picture. Press and hold SHIFT and select the rectangle and the picture. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, and then do the following: Click Align and then click Align Selected Objects. Click Align and then click Align Center.Click Align and then click Align Bottom.Click Align and then click Align to Slide.Click Align and then click Align Center. To reproduce the month labels for the timeline, do the following:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box (this example uses months of the year, so you might type “JAN”), and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT Condensedfont and a font size of18.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Center.Select the text box. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Repeat the process until there is a total of six text boxes. On the slide, drag the text boxes onto the rectangle to form a row. Press and hold CTRL and select all six text boxes and the rectangle.Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Middle. Press and hold CTRL and cancel the selection of the rectangle, keeping the text boxes selected. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align to Slide.Click Align, and then click Distribute Horizontally. To change the text in the duplicate text boxes, click in each text box and edit the text (this example uses months of the year).To change the color of a text box, select the text in the text box, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). To reproduce the vertical line with text effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Line, and then, in the slide, draw a line.On the Home tab, in the drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, in the Size tab, under Size and rotate, set the following values:Height: 1.2”Width: 0”Rotation: 0˚Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Style tab, set the Width to .75 pt and then, under Arrow settings, set the following values:Begin type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).Begin size: Arrow L Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).End type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).End size: Arrow R Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Color tab, select Solid line, and then set the Color option to White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Close the Format Shape dialog box.On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Select the duplicate line. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, in the Shape Height box, enter 2.6”.Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Click Align, and then click Align Top.Drag both lines together on the slide to position them under one of the timeline month labels. Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines and the text box they are under. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Create the subtext boxes:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box, and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT font and a font size of 20.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left.On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left to align the text left in the text box.On the slide, drag the text box to position it to the right of the vertical line. To reproduce the background on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then clickFormat Background.In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then set the following values:Type:LinearDirection:Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).Angle: 90˚Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until two stops appear on the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop, and then set the following values:Position: 50%Color: Black, Text 1(first row, second option from the left).Select the second stop, and then set the following values:Position: 99%.Color:Black, Text 1, Lighter 35% (third row, second option from the left).
  • Timeline graphic with pictures(Intermediate)To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in theSlides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and then click Insert. Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher.In the Format Picture dialog box, in the Crop tab, in the Crop position section, crop the picture to the following values:Width: 9”Height: 2.65”Left: .5”Top: .5”Adjust the values in the Picture position section to properly position the picture within the cropped image.Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Size group, click Crop, click Crop to Shape, and then under Rectangles click Round Same Side Corner Rectangle (eighth option from the left).Drag the top yellow diamond adjustment handle slightly to the right to decrease the amount of rounding on the corners. Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects, point to Shadow, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left).To reproduce the timeline effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Rectangle.On the slide, drag to draw a rectangle.In the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:In the Size tab, set the Width of the rectangle to 9”, and then set the Height to .73”In the Line Color tab, select No line.In the Fill tab, select Solid fill, and then set the following values:Color: Black, Text 1, Lighter 35%Transparency: 20%In the Shadow tab, click the button next to Presets, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left). Drag the rectangle onto the bottom of the picture. Press and hold SHIFT and select the rectangle and the picture. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, and then do the following: Click Align and then click Align Selected Objects. Click Align and then click Align Center.Click Align and then click Align Bottom.Click Align and then click Align to Slide.Click Align and then click Align Center. To reproduce the month labels for the timeline, do the following:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box (this example uses months of the year, so you might type “JAN”), and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT Condensedfont and a font size of18.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Center.Select the text box. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Repeat the process until there is a total of six text boxes. On the slide, drag the text boxes onto the rectangle to form a row. Press and hold CTRL and select all six text boxes and the rectangle.Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Middle. Press and hold CTRL and cancel the selection of the rectangle, keeping the text boxes selected. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align to Slide.Click Align, and then click Distribute Horizontally. To change the text in the duplicate text boxes, click in each text box and edit the text (this example uses months of the year).To change the color of a text box, select the text in the text box, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). To reproduce the vertical line with text effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Line, and then, in the slide, draw a line.On the Home tab, in the drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, in the Size tab, under Size and rotate, set the following values:Height: 1.2”Width: 0”Rotation: 0˚Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Style tab, set the Width to .75 pt and then, under Arrow settings, set the following values:Begin type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).Begin size: Arrow L Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).End type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).End size: Arrow R Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Color tab, select Solid line, and then set the Color option to White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Close the Format Shape dialog box.On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Select the duplicate line. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, in the Shape Height box, enter 2.6”.Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Click Align, and then click Align Top.Drag both lines together on the slide to position them under one of the timeline month labels. Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines and the text box they are under. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Create the subtext boxes:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box, and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT font and a font size of 20.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left.On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left to align the text left in the text box.On the slide, drag the text box to position it to the right of the vertical line. To reproduce the background on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then clickFormat Background.In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then set the following values:Type:LinearDirection:Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).Angle: 90˚Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until two stops appear on the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop, and then set the following values:Position: 50%Color: Black, Text 1(first row, second option from the left).Select the second stop, and then set the following values:Position: 99%.Color:Black, Text 1, Lighter 35% (third row, second option from the left).
  • Timeline graphic with pictures(Intermediate)To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in theSlides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and then click Insert. Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher.In the Format Picture dialog box, in the Crop tab, in the Crop position section, crop the picture to the following values:Width: 9”Height: 2.65”Left: .5”Top: .5”Adjust the values in the Picture position section to properly position the picture within the cropped image.Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Size group, click Crop, click Crop to Shape, and then under Rectangles click Round Same Side Corner Rectangle (eighth option from the left).Drag the top yellow diamond adjustment handle slightly to the right to decrease the amount of rounding on the corners. Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects, point to Shadow, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left).To reproduce the timeline effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Rectangle.On the slide, drag to draw a rectangle.In the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:In the Size tab, set the Width of the rectangle to 9”, and then set the Height to .73”In the Line Color tab, select No line.In the Fill tab, select Solid fill, and then set the following values:Color: Black, Text 1, Lighter 35%Transparency: 20%In the Shadow tab, click the button next to Presets, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left). Drag the rectangle onto the bottom of the picture. Press and hold SHIFT and select the rectangle and the picture. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, and then do the following: Click Align and then click Align Selected Objects. Click Align and then click Align Center.Click Align and then click Align Bottom.Click Align and then click Align to Slide.Click Align and then click Align Center. To reproduce the month labels for the timeline, do the following:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box (this example uses months of the year, so you might type “JAN”), and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT Condensedfont and a font size of18.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Center.Select the text box. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Repeat the process until there is a total of six text boxes. On the slide, drag the text boxes onto the rectangle to form a row. Press and hold CTRL and select all six text boxes and the rectangle.Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Middle. Press and hold CTRL and cancel the selection of the rectangle, keeping the text boxes selected. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align to Slide.Click Align, and then click Distribute Horizontally. To change the text in the duplicate text boxes, click in each text box and edit the text (this example uses months of the year).To change the color of a text box, select the text in the text box, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). To reproduce the vertical line with text effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Line, and then, in the slide, draw a line.On the Home tab, in the drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, in the Size tab, under Size and rotate, set the following values:Height: 1.2”Width: 0”Rotation: 0˚Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Style tab, set the Width to .75 pt and then, under Arrow settings, set the following values:Begin type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).Begin size: Arrow L Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).End type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).End size: Arrow R Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Color tab, select Solid line, and then set the Color option to White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Close the Format Shape dialog box.On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Select the duplicate line. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, in the Shape Height box, enter 2.6”.Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Click Align, and then click Align Top.Drag both lines together on the slide to position them under one of the timeline month labels. Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines and the text box they are under. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Create the subtext boxes:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box, and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT font and a font size of 20.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left.On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left to align the text left in the text box.On the slide, drag the text box to position it to the right of the vertical line. To reproduce the background on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then clickFormat Background.In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then set the following values:Type:LinearDirection:Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).Angle: 90˚Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until two stops appear on the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop, and then set the following values:Position: 50%Color: Black, Text 1(first row, second option from the left).Select the second stop, and then set the following values:Position: 99%.Color:Black, Text 1, Lighter 35% (third row, second option from the left).
  • Timeline graphic with pictures(Intermediate)To reproduce the picture effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in theSlides group, click Layout, and then click Blank.On the Insert tab, in the Images group, click Picture. In the Insert Picture dialog box, select a picture and then click Insert. Select the picture. Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, click the Size and Position dialog box launcher.In the Format Picture dialog box, in the Crop tab, in the Crop position section, crop the picture to the following values:Width: 9”Height: 2.65”Left: .5”Top: .5”Adjust the values in the Picture position section to properly position the picture within the cropped image.Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Size group, click Crop, click Crop to Shape, and then under Rectangles click Round Same Side Corner Rectangle (eighth option from the left).Drag the top yellow diamond adjustment handle slightly to the right to decrease the amount of rounding on the corners. Under Picture Tools, in the Format tab, in the Picture Styles group, click Picture Effects, point to Shadow, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left).To reproduce the timeline effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Rectangle.On the slide, drag to draw a rectangle.In the bottom right corner of the Drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, do the following:In the Size tab, set the Width of the rectangle to 9”, and then set the Height to .73”In the Line Color tab, select No line.In the Fill tab, select Solid fill, and then set the following values:Color: Black, Text 1, Lighter 35%Transparency: 20%In the Shadow tab, click the button next to Presets, and then under Inner click Inside Center (second row, second option from the left). Drag the rectangle onto the bottom of the picture. Press and hold SHIFT and select the rectangle and the picture. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, and then do the following: Click Align and then click Align Selected Objects. Click Align and then click Align Center.Click Align and then click Align Bottom.Click Align and then click Align to Slide.Click Align and then click Align Center. To reproduce the month labels for the timeline, do the following:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box (this example uses months of the year, so you might type “JAN”), and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT Condensedfont and a font size of18.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1, Darker 35% (fifth row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Center.Select the text box. On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Repeat the process until there is a total of six text boxes. On the slide, drag the text boxes onto the rectangle to form a row. Press and hold CTRL and select all six text boxes and the rectangle.Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Middle. Press and hold CTRL and cancel the selection of the rectangle, keeping the text boxes selected. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align to Slide.Click Align, and then click Distribute Horizontally. To change the text in the duplicate text boxes, click in each text box and edit the text (this example uses months of the year).To change the color of a text box, select the text in the text box, and then on the Home tab, in the Font group, click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left). To reproduce the vertical line with text effects on this slide, do the following:On the Home tab, in the Drawing group, click Line, and then, in the slide, draw a line.On the Home tab, in the drawing group, click the Format Shape dialog box launcher.In the Format Shape dialog box, in the Size tab, under Size and rotate, set the following values:Height: 1.2”Width: 0”Rotation: 0˚Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Style tab, set the Width to .75 pt and then, under Arrow settings, set the following values:Begin type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).Begin size: Arrow L Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).End type: Oval Arrow (second row, third option from the left).End size: Arrow R Size 1 (first row, first option from the left).Also in the Format Shape dialog box, in the Line Color tab, select Solid line, and then set the Color option to White, Background 1, Darker 25% (fourth row, first option from the left).Close the Format Shape dialog box.On the Home tab, in the Clipboard group, click the arrow under Copy, and then click Duplicate. Select the duplicate line. Under Drawing Tools, on the Format tab, in the Size group, in the Shape Height box, enter 2.6”.Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Click Align, and then click Align Top.Drag both lines together on the slide to position them under one of the timeline month labels. Press and hold SHIFT and select both lines and the text box they are under. On the Format tab, in the Arrange group, do the following:Click Align, and then click Align Selected Objects.Click Align, and then click Align Center.Create the subtext boxes:On the Insert tab, in the Text group, click Text Box, and then on the slide, drag to draw the text box.Type the text you want to appear in the text box, and then select the text. Format the text in the textbox using the following steps:On the Home tab, in the Font group, choose the Gill Sans MT font and a font size of 20.Click the arrow next to Font Color, and then under Theme Colors click White, Background 1 (first row, first option from the left).In the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left.On the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, click Align Text Left to align the text left in the text box.On the slide, drag the text box to position it to the right of the vertical line. To reproduce the background on this slide, do the following:Right-click the slide background area, and then clickFormat Background.In the Format Background dialog box, click Fill in the left pane, select Gradient fill in the Fill pane, and then set the following values:Type:LinearDirection:Linear Down (first row, second option from the left).Angle: 90˚Under Gradient stops, click Add or Remove until two stops appear on the slider.Also under Gradient stops, customize the gradient stops that you added as follows:Select the first stop, and then set the following values:Position: 50%Color: Black, Text 1(first row, second option from the left).Select the second stop, and then set the following values:Position: 99%.Color:Black, Text 1, Lighter 35% (third row, second option from the left).
  • MLCS AMATYC Webinar April 2012

    1. 1. New Pathways forDevelopmental Math: A Look intoMathematical Literacy for College Students Kathleen Almy Rock Valley College April 24, 2012
    2. 2. Lookforward,not back
    3. 3. Audience Question:Which of these classes do you teach?a. Developmentalb. Statisticsc. Liberal arts math
    4. 4. Audience Question:What do youwish yourstatistics orliberal artsmath studentscould do withthis graphic?Source: http://www.jeffbullas.com/
    5. 5. Reading skillsCritical thinkingNumeracy skillsAlgebraic baseFunction knowledgeAble to integrate conceptsCan use technologyNot intimidated byproblems with words
    6. 6. Reading skillsCritical thinkingNumeracy skillsAlgebraic base CONNECTFunction knowledge APPLYAble to integrate conceptsCan use technology RETAINNot intimidated byproblems with words
    7. 7. Is this enough to get them30% of what is 42? there?
    8. 8. A train leaves a station at 4 pm traveling 55 mph.Another train leaves the station at 5 pm traveling 65 mph.When will the second train catch the first one? Does this help?
    9. 9. Audience Question:What is the purpose of developmental math?a. Developmental math should address skills not learned in high school.b. Developmental math should prepare students for college level coursework.c. Both a and b are correct.
    10. 10. Solve theproblem
    11. 11. IssuesNationally Locally Length of sequence  Success for traditional Poor outcomes program Skill-heavy initiatives  One size fit all
    12. 12. SolutionsUpdate contentBalance instructionDiversify assessmentDifferentiate pathways
    13. 13. A New Pathways OptionIn one semester, Mathematical Literacy forCollege Students gives a student at the beginningalgebra level the mathematical maturity to besuccessful in statistics, liberal arts math, orintermediate algebra.
    14. 14. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013AMATYCNew Lifeinitiative
    15. 15. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013AMATYCNew Lifeinitiative New Life leads to Statway & Quantway
    16. 16. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013AMATYC StatwayNew Life pilots begininitiative New Life leads to MLCS pilot Statway & begins at Quantway RVC
    17. 17. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013AMATYC Statway QuantwayNew Life pilots begin pilots begininitiative New Life leads to MLCS pilot Statway & begins at Quantway RVC
    18. 18. 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013AMATYC Statway QuantwayNew Life pilots begin pilots begininitiative New Life leads to MLCS pilot Project Statway & begins at begins Quantway RVC to scale
    19. 19. Audience Question:Which of these pathways are you familiar with?List your response(s) or none if you are notfamiliar with any of them. MLCS Statway Quantway Statpath
    20. 20. Pathways primer One semester DM course MLCS Preparation for multiple outcomes One semester DM courseQuantway Like a quant lit course, just-in-time DM Statway Two semester DM + CL course Satisfies a statistics requirement One semester DM course Statpath Descriptive statistics, just-in-time DM
    21. 21. Pathways primer MLCS Not semester DM courseoutcomes One better, different: Preparation for multiple Philosophy: DM vs. CL One semester DM courseQuantway Like a quant lit course, just-in-time DM Role of algebra Statway Two semester DM + CL course Satisfies a statistics requirement Broad DM course One semester vs. narrow goals Statpath Descriptive statistics, just-in-time DM
    22. 22. MLCS Content Areas 4 1 Numeracy 2 Proportional reasoning 3 Algebraic 4 Functions reasoning*See packet for objectives
    23. 23. Student &mathematicalsuccess
    24. 24. Linear Approach: Traditional Numbers Algebra Functions Proportions
    25. 25. Algebraic ReasoningNew Proportional Reasoning Numeracy FunctionsApproach:Integrated& Layered Geometry, statistics, student success, mathematical success
    26. 26. New goalsEngagementConnectionsProductive persistenceDeliberate practice
    27. 27. What about factoring?FAQs Does this course “dumb down” developmental math standards for entry into college level courses? Are you pushing students away from STEM majors?
    28. 28. Build itdifferently
    29. 29. Use research& experienceSuccessful countriesBrain-based learningRedesign lessons
    30. 30. Recognize ahistory of algebra
    31. 31. Incorporatetechnologyfor the 21 stCentury
    32. 32. Incorporate anew instructionaldesign EXPLORE DISCOVER CONNECT REFLECT PRACTICE
    33. 33. Strike abalance…
    34. 34. Strike abalance……withaccessiblechallenges
    35. 35. Snapshots
    36. 36. Address realities Materials Adjuncts Articulation
    37. 37. Audience Question:Does your state require intermediatealgebra before taking a college level coursesuch as liberal arts math or statistics?
    38. 38. FAQs What reaction do you get from students?
    39. 39. Show,don’t tell
    40. 40. A foundationfor aquantitativeliteracy course Numeracy Units Rates Scaling Proportionality
    41. 41. Nutritionlabels
    42. 42. Open-ended problems, not exercises  Linear equations  Functions  Slope  Algebraic vs. numeric methods  Excel
    43. 43. Open-ended problems # of Books Sony Nook Hardcover (no device) 1 $241.95 $109.00 $24.50 2 $254.90 $119.00 $49.00 3 $267.85 $129.00 $73.50 4 $280.80 $139.00 $98.00 5 $293.75 $149.00 $122.50 6 $306.70 $159.00 $147.00 7 $319.65 $169.00 $171.50 8 $332.60 $179.00 $196.00 9 $345.55 $189.00 $220.50 10 $358.50 $199.00 $245.00 11 $371.45 $209.00 $269.50 12 $384.40 $219.00 $294.00 13 $397.35 $229.00 $318.50 14 $410.30 $239.00 $343.00 15 $423.25 $249.00 $367.50 16 $436.20 $259.00 $392.00 17 $449.15 $269.00 $416.50 18 $462.10 $279.00  Linear equations $441.00 19 $475.05 $289.00  Functions $465.50 20 21 $488.00 $500.95 $299.00 $309.00  Slope$490.00 $514.50 22 $513.90 $319.00  Algebraic vs. $539.00 23 $526.85 $329.00 numeric methods $563.50 24 $539.80 $339.00 $588.00 25 $552.75 $349.00 $612.50
    44. 44. Open-ended problems  Linear equations  Functions  Slope  Algebraic vs.Combining these perspectives gives more information than one method alone. numeric methods
    45. 45.  Geometry Units Compounded error Which produces the greater error if each cup is filled 1 mm above the 1 teaspoon line?
    46. 46.  Notation Order of operations Calculator skills  Variation E  z / 2 n What happens to E as n increases? What happens to E as zα/2 increases?
    47. 47.  Student success Statistics foundation Reading Graphs ScalingA foundationfor a statisticscourse*Full student version of thelesson is included in the packet.
    48. 48. Provide moreoptions,not fewer
    49. 49. Preparation for…
    50. 50. Preparation for… science, nursing, statistics, qu antitative literacy, and further algebra.
    51. 51. Order ofChemical magnitudeequations IV drip rates Dimensional Modeling analysis
    52. 52. A strong andversatilefoundation foran undecidedstudent
    53. 53. Do or do not;there is no try
    54. 54. Lessons aboutstudents fromthe pilot They want to mimic. They have to be taught how to study. If they will work, they can succeed. Mastery learning in online systems ≠ learning.
    55. 55. Implementation Ideas:replace beginning algebra STEM Intermediate College Algebra Level MathPrealgebra MLCS Non-STEM College Level Math (Statistics, Liberal Arts Math)
    56. 56. Implementation Ideas:support an emporium Beginning Intermediate College Prealgebra Algebra Algebra Level Math
    57. 57. Implementation Ideas:augment traditional sequence STEM Beginning Intermediate College Algebra Algebra Level MathPrealgebra Non-STEM MLCS College Level Math (Statistics, Libe ral Arts Math)
    58. 58. RVC Course Sequence
    59. 59. Implementation Ideas:4th year high school course Basic Math Prealgebra Algebra 1 MLCS Non-STEM Prealgebra Algebra 1 Geometry MLCS College Level Math Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 2 MLCS
    60. 60. Questions
    61. 61. For More Information Kathleen Almy Rock Valley College kathleenalmy@gmail.com http://almydoesmath.blogspot.com

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