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RE: Question about Singapore Math (Math in Focus)
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Oct 24, 2011 4:42 AM



Hi: Please send the web link listing the reps. Thanks, Rob
> Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2011 22:19:38 0400 > Subject: Re: Question about Singapore Math (Math in Focus) > To: nysmhs@mathforum.org > CC: nysmmn@mathforum.org; nysmhs@mathforum.org; nysmsmath@mathforum.org; nyshsmath@mathforum.org; nyscollmath@mathforum.org; nyselmath@mathforum.org > From: wmcquay@bhbl.org > > 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 !!!!! > >************************************************************************************************* > >



