The Math Forum

Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by NCTM or The Math Forum.

Math Forum » Discussions » Professional Associations » amtnys

Notice: We are no longer accepting new posts, but the forums will continue to be readable.

Topic: elementary NYS common core math modules pacing
Replies: 8   Last Post: Sep 29, 2013 10:16 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Jodi Wormuth

Posts: 3
Registered: 12/6/07
Re: elementary NYS common core math modules pacing
Posted: Sep 20, 2013 8:27 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply
att1.html (3.2 K)

If you go to and choose Common Core Curriculum at the top, then common Core Curriculum along the side, then mathematics on the side, then scroll down to High School Algebra 1 you should get to the four modules to choose and then you may download them. be prepared they are a few hundred pages long.

>>> Natasha Hazell <> 9/19/2013 3:21 PM >>>
Would you be willing to share the Modules for Algebra 1? I teach at a private school and we have found very little information on the State website.

On Thursday, September 19, 2013, Kristina Newtown wrote:

Our district has also adopted the NYS Common Core Modules up through Algebra 1. As an Algebra 1 teacher, I can tell you that I am already behind with the pacing. Not only do we only have 40 minute periods rather than 45 minutes, but there is absolutely no time to review questions from homework, or review topics from previous year's that the students may be weak on and need to master before moving on the with Common Core. I'm struggling but trying my best to stay as close to the pacing as possible and then hope that I can trim later on. Modules 3 and 4 were just released and we're still waiting on 5 at the high school, so I am not yet sure what can be cut if anything. I feel like some of the teaching strategies are "silly" at the high school level. For instance, my students already know how to apply the distributive property algebraically and yet I'm required to show them how to apply it through a graphic model. Is this absolutely necessary?

Kristina Newtown
Frankfort-Schuyler High School
605 Palmer Street
Frankfort, New York 13340

Phone: (315)895-7461

>>> ansexton <> 9/19/2013 8:53 AM >>>
Our district has adopted the NYS Common Core modules for K-6. Our teachers have been having a very difficult time keeping to the very tight pacing of the modules. We are anxious that if we slow down because our students have not had the previous year's modules, then we will miss modules that will be tested.
Are other districts using these? Do you have the same issues? What are teachers doing to strategically cut so the curriculum can be taught since it is paced from day 1 to day 180?

If you are not the intended recipient, be advised that you have received this message in error and that any use, dissemination, forwarding, printing, or copying is strictly prohibited. The information contained in this electronic message and any attachments to this message are intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s) and may contain information that is confidential, privileged, and/or otherwise exempt from disclosure under applicable law.


Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© The Math Forum at NCTM 1994-2018. All Rights Reserved.