One option would be to delve into prob, stat, sequence and series aka precalculus and take these out of algebra2/trig.
Another 4th year option might be financial mathematics/algebra or trends, modeling, numeracy, statistics.
________________________________ From: email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 4:24 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Re: way too much content in this A2T course
Is statistics really the thing that should go? I agree with removing probability, but statistics impacts many other subjects in higher education. I don't know that I would take it out. But perhaps some of the trig could go?
-----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: email@example.com Sent: Tue, May 11, 2010 4:18 pm Subject: Re: way too much content in this A2T course
So what can we do??? Who do we speak with?? I taught the course to advanced
10th graders. I moved fast. I can't imagine teaching this way to a regular
student. We need to contact state Ed NOW!! Who do we contact? I don't think
there would be one person in the entire state who wouldn't agree with us! Take
out probability and Statistics..it is that simple!
----- Original Message -----
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 4:12 pm
Subject: Re: way too much content in this A2T course
> There *is* way too much in the course and I think we are
> overburdening the students. I think if we all band together, maybe
> we can change the core. After all, the Math A/B debacle came to an
> end because of student failure and teacher criticism. Perhaps we
> don't have to wait for overwhelming student failure in order to
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