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Robert Orchanian

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Registered: 9/22/08
RE: Question about Singapore Math (Math in Focus)
Posted: Oct 24, 2011 4:42 AM
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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
> 518-399-9141 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 K-6
> >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 3-8 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
> >845-647-0107
> >
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