
Re: RE: Algebra 2/Trig Regents
Posted:
Jun 21, 2011 6:55 PM


I was very disappointed in the test. Very little trig, no imaginary numbers. Everything I emphasized was not on there. The formula sheet was basically unused , anyone notice that?  Original Message  From: "Lin Chen" <calculus1918@gmail.com> To: <nyshsmath@mathforum.org> Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2011 5:45 PM Subject: Re: RE: Algebra 2/Trig Regents
> Did I miss a memo about a new curriculum named > > "Algebra 1.5 with limited Trig" between Algebra I and Algebra II? > > Sorry, I don't mean to be rude, and I haven't complained about most of the > Regents exams (last time was the Math B exam that was rescaled back in > 20042005). > > Here we are reviewing with the kids the last few weeks about Force > Problems, Trig Equations, Circles Formulas, Regressions, etc... Where were > they on the test? Instead, here comes problems about finding the average > with frequency tables and foiling with fractions on part II. > > I don't feel bad for the slackers, they would have struggled either way. > What about the limited number of kids that comes to review all the time > who were confident for this exams BASED on the 4 STATE PUBLISHED Exams in > the past few years??? Are we trying to penalize kids for that or reward > the few that are good problem solvers (1 foreign exchange student from > South Korea scored a 100 on this test). > > Once again, I am sorry for the rant, guess I personally taught the wrong > curriculum this year... > > ******************************************************************* > * To unsubscribe from this mailing list, email the message > * "unsubscribe nyshsmath" to majordomo@mathforum.org > * > * Read prior posts and download attachments from the web archives at > * http://mathforum.org/kb/forum.jspa?forumID=671 > *******************************************************************

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