
Re: Question about Singapore Math (Math in Focus)
Posted:
Oct 23, 2011 10:19 PM


We are considering it as well. Have only reviewed the website and samples that are posted. Was considering contacting a rep shortly.
Bill McQuay Director of Mathematics and Science Burnt Hills  Ballston Lake CSD 5183999141 X5013
nysmhs@mathforum.org writes: >Just a clarification, by Singapore Math, I am referring to the "Math in >Focus" program >Thanks again! >Terry > > >From: >tgoldfischer@hotmail.com >To: nysmmn@mathforum.org; nysmhs@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org >CC: nyshsmath@mathforum.org; nyscollmath@mathforum.org; >nyselmath@mathforum.org >Subject: Question about Singapore Math >Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 18:34:09 +0000 > > >Hi all, >Our district its thinking about adopting Singapore Math for our K6 >buildings. > >I would appreciate any thoughts regarding how it really is aligned to the >Common Core; if any of your districts are currently using or thinking of >using the program; and/or if there are any other programs worthy of >investigating. > >Thank you all for any input you can provide. >Terry > > >From: >gfurman@ecs.k12.ny.us >To: nysmhs@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org >Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 17:20:06 0400 >Subject: Re: Proposed changes in how 38 and Regents exams are scored >(message for Tzippy) >CC: nyshsmath@mathforum.org; nyscollmath@mathforum.org; >nyselmath@mathforum.org; nysmmn@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org > >A teacher asked me about a problem in one of the math textbooks. Is there >some rule that I am not aware of in the order of operations for >multiplication and division from left to right? > > >Here is the problem: > > >40 ÷ 5(2) > > >Does the two in parentheses imply that the multiplication is to be done >first or is the problem done L to R with division first? One calculator >had 4 for the answer and another had 16. > > >Looking forward to your thoughts. > > > > >Gary Furman >Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction >Ellenville Central School District >8456470107 > > > >************************************************************************************************* >This message is intended only for the use of the Addressee(s) and may contain information that is >privileged, confidential, and/or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended >recipient, please be advised that any disclosure copying, distribution, or use of the information contained herein >is prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please destroy all copies of the message, whether >in electronic or hard copy format, as well as attachments, and immediately contact the sender by replying to this >email or by phoning. > >Please consider the environment before printing. GO GREEN !!!!! >************************************************************************************************* ******************************************************************* * 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 *******************************************************************

