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Natasha Hazell

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Re: elementary NYS common core math modules pacing
Posted: Sep 20, 2013 11:24 AM
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Thank you!!

On Friday, September 20, 2013, Jodi Wormuth wrote:

> If you go to www.engageny.org 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 <nhazell@gmail.com <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',
> 'nhazell@gmail.com');>> 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
>> Mathematics
>> Frankfort-Schuyler High School
>> 605 Palmer Street
>> Frankfort, New York 13340
>>
>> Phone: (315)895-7461
>>

>> >>> ansexton <ansexton@nanuetsd.org> 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?
>>
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