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Re: Module 1's are out!
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Jul 30, 2013 6:06 AM



Hi Ann,
I know BOCES is going to print them for a price. I am just trying to figure out what we want to print. Another colleague told me that when all is said and done, there will be three different files per course (Teacher/Student/Assessment) which is helfpul. Hope your summer is going well.
Dave
On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:32 PM, Ann Murray <amurr09@gmail.com> wrote:
> David... I believe Dutchess BOCES print shop is going to sell them. > Ann M > Dover High School > On Jul 29, 2013 9:18 PM, "Leslie Tanner" <latanner@yorkcsd.org> wrote: > >> At the NY State Math Teacher's Summer Conference there was an advertiser >> there that is already planning to print and sell the modules. The link is >> www.wiley.com/promo/ccmny >> >> >> Hope it helps. >> >> Leslie Tanner >> >> >>> "Ryley, David" <ryley.d@beaconk12.org> 07/29/13 4:01 PM >>> >> In reading through Module 1 for Algebra, a few questions/thoughts come to >> mind. >> ** Our district is considering sending the modules out to be printed and >> bound and used as teacher's manuals. Is anyone else doing this? If so, is >> each module its own "book"? Module 1 is 339 pages so all 5 put together >> must be in excess of 1600 pages. >> >> ** The pages still say "Pending FInal Editorial Review." Is the final >> version on track to be unveiled by 8/1? Aren't all 5 complete modules >> supposed to be done by then as well? Will these other four modules be >> posted as drafts first, or as completed documents? >> >> ** Does NYS have any plans to bundle all the students' classwork and >> homework problems as one PDF per course? That would make things very easy >> to bind these problems up into a nice tidy workbook. As it is now, the >> student problems are put on the same page with teacher directions, and the >> answers are already under the problems. >> >> **Is EngageNY going to be password protected? As of now, it would appear >> a student could go on and read the entire lesson, and homework problems >> with answers before even getting to class. The assessments are also >> readily accessible to all. >> >> Any insight into these items is GREATLY appreciated. >> >> Dave Ryley >> Beacon HS >> Beacon, NY >> >> >> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 2:18 PM, CCSSIMath <ccssimath@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> We can't figure out which standards Lesson 1 aligns to. FIF.7b is the >>> only standard that explicitly mentions piecewise functions, but it's in a >>> different place in the sequence and isn't mentioned in the module. Are >>> they saying a piecewise linear function derives from ACED.1's "Include >>> equations arising from linear and quadratic functions"? Even along with >>> ACED.2's "Create equations in two or more variables to represent >>> relationships between quantities", that's an interpretive stretch. Will >>> PARCC interpret the same way? >>> >>> Not that there's anything inherently wrong with piecewise linear >>> functions; in fact, it's a great topic with great possibilities. >>> >>> In fact, our biggest objection is that piecewise linear functions is >>> presented as a one day topic, not to be studied again. Do we read the >>> module right? >>> >>> If so, this lesson and its one basic scenario (stairs/ladders) >>> perpetuates the "mile wide, inch deep" problem in curricula. There's a lot >>> more interesting stuff that can be done with piecewise linear functions. >>> Here's a sampling of problems that takes piecewise linear functions and >>> goes progressively deeper: >>> >>> http://fivetriangles.blogspot.com/2013/03/52waterapparatus.html >>> >>> >>> http://fivetriangles.blogspot.com/2013/04/61trianglearealinearequationsstir.html >>> >>> http://fivetriangles.blogspot.com/2013/04/58shipspassinginnight.html >>> >>> Not that Common Core allows a week to go deep on a single topic, but >>> that's one of our ongoing laments. >>> ******************************************************************* >>> * 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 >>> ******************************************************************* >>> >> >>



