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Topic: Differentiated Instruction in Math
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Gary Furman

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Registered: 10/12/10
Re: Differentiated Instruction in Math
Posted: Oct 12, 2010 8:49 AM
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I believe that the high school math scores will follow suit of the math 3-8 testing. It will just be
a matter of when. Also, I would not be surprised if there became only 1 math exam for
graduation that would be at a level higher than the current algebra regents.


On 11 Oct 2010 at 8:00, Robert Orchanian wrote:

From: Robert Orchanian <teacher2554@hotmail.com>
To: <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
Subject: RE: Differentiated Instruction in Math
Date sent: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 08:00:09 -0400
Send reply to: nyshsmath@mathforum.org

> Hi All:
> I read today's NYTfront page article about test scores.
> My take away in terms of the NYS Regents, the way the tests "are made" will remain the same (so
> they'll still be predictable),
> but the scores needed to pass will increase.
> What's your read on it?
> By the way, within reason, I think there's nothing wrong with having past Regents inform us as to
> what to teach?
> In the extreme, does it make sense to trick students by teaching something and then 'tricking'
> them by testing them on something else.
> Care to comment?
> Thanks,
> Rob

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