Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

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


Math Forum » Discussions » Professional Associations » nyshsmath

Topic: Common Core
Replies: 37   Last Post: Nov 2, 2011 7:25 PM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Evelyne Stalzer

Posts: 55
Registered: 2/10/10
Re: Common Core
Posted: Sep 29, 2011 11:10 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

I have a paper copy of the task for geometry, and I can probably find
someone with the task for algebra 1, but I have not seen tasks for
Algebra 2 or for pre-calc.

Evelyne Stalzer4

--------------------------------

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 1:13 PM, <roni316@aol.com> wrote:
>
> Where could I find some of these tasks for Algebra 2?  Thanks
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Evelyne Stalzer <evelyne.stalzer@gmail.com>
> To: nyshsmath <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
> Sent: Wed, Sep 28, 2011 10:04 pm
> Subject: Re: Common Core
>
> Are you perhaps thinking about the task / project instead? Chancellor
> Walcott talked about engaging students in at least one ELA and one
> math task based on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) this year.
> There are some tasks that have been published for this purpose.
>
> Evelyne Stalzer
>
> -------------------
>
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 5:40 PM, <msedfun@aol.com> wrote:

>>
>> In reading (or should I say plowing) through all the information on the
>> common core, an interesting thought came to mind.  I noted that in the
>> 11-12
>> school year we are supposed to be teaching one unit in each marking period
>> according to common core standards (or did I misunderstand that).  Is
>> anyone
>> attempting or actually doing this?
>>
>> Tzippy
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ELAINE ZSELLER <EZSELLER@mail.nasboces.org>
>> To: nyshsmath <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
>> Sent: Wed, Sep 28, 2011 5:02 pm
>> Subject: Re: Common Core
>>
>> This email is from John Svendsen on Sept. 28.
>> At its January 2011 meeting, the Board of Regents approved the Traditional
>> Course Pathway for High School Mathematics Courses. The New York State
>> Education Department has decided to use Appendix A at
>> http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/ for districts to
>> design
>> high school mathematics courses (Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II)
>> based
>> on the P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics. The first
>> administration of the Regents Examination in Algebra I will be in June
>> 2013.
>> The first administration of the Regents Examination in Geometry will be in
>> June 2014. For further information on the timeline, please visit
>> http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/ccstimeline.html. .

>>>>> Iva Jean Tennant <tennantij@aol.com> 9/27/2011 10:40 PM >>>
>>
>> I sent this out to all as both Liz Waite and I were in on the SED
>> conference
>> call on August 30, 2011, in which John Svendsen did tell us to hang tight
>> as
>> far as High School Mathematics was concerned as the Board had not made a
>> decision. He promised to let us know as soon as anything changed but in
>> his
>> busyness, he did not until I emailed him a couple times. So, below was his
>> message--we already knew they were going with the traditional pathways,
>> not
>> the intergrated approach.
>>
>> In August he did tell us the Algrebra curriculum could be introduced in
>> 2012-2013, but he thought at that time, that it would not be put into
>> place
>> until the following year, 2013-2014. He said, hang tight and just add the
>> mathematical practices until the decision is made. So, I guess even
>> working
>> at SED, one can never second guess what is going to be approved. All of us
>> have our work cut out for us! For some grades, there are more changes than
>> at others and the gaps have to be filled! We will talk with John on Oct
>> 5th
>> and if you have questions for him, email Liz Waite or myself and we will
>> pose them to him.
>> Iva Jean Tennant
>>
>>
>> This is the message I received from John S, one of our math associates at
>> SED.
>>
>> Now to answer your questions. The Board approved the traditional pathway
>> for
>> the high school in January.
>> NYS has decided to use the Appendix A that is posted on our website as the
>> course standards for Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II. These are the
>> standards that students should know and be able to do for each course and
>> will subsequently be assessed on according to the timeline you mentioned.
>> "So, has the board approved switching to CCSS for integrated algebra for
>> 12-13 school year but using our state test that has been aligned to CCSS
>> and
>> the same for the next year with geometry?"  Yes.
>> The Board has not yet officially adopted the PARCC assessments at any
>> level.
>> The assessments will be based on the NYS P-12 CCLSM for 3-8 and Algebra I
>> for 2012-13 and the assessments will be designed by NYS. This will
>> continue
>> for 2013-2014 and include Geometry. After that is when PARCC will take
>> over,
>> if adopted. NYS can, and may, only adopt 3-8 and continue with Regents
>> Examinations at the high school level, or not. Or, at that point, continue
>> with creating all of the examinations in house. I hope this helps clarify
>> the situation at hand.
>> This still leaves many questions. New test specs still have to be created.
>> I
>> will give you the information as it unfolds at this end. We are in for a
>> whirlwind for the next few years. I am confident though that our
>> relationship with AMTNYS will help to get the message out as we move
>> through
>> it all.
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ELAINE ZSELLER <EZSELLER@mail.nasboces.org>
>> To: nyshsmath <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
>> Sent: Tue, Sep 27, 2011 7:14 pm
>> Subject: Re: Common Core
>>
>> Please check the NYSED site below.
>>
>> http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/common_core_standards/
>>

>>>>> Evan Romer <evanromer@gmail.com> 9/26/2011 12:32 AM >>>
>> If you're referring to "Appendix A - Common Core Standards for Math:
>> Designing High School Math Courses," that's a national CCSS document
>> (not a NY document), giving two possible breakdowns for HS courses:
>> the "traditional" pathway and the "integrated" pathway. How HY will
>> implement this has yet to be determined. NY has chosen (tentatively?
>> definitely?) the "traditional" pathway in concept, but does not plan
>> to follow Appendix A in its specifics.
>>
>> As far as I know, the most recent information we have about the HS
>> course breakdown for NY are the drafts that have been mentioned in
>> previous posts, but those are drafts:

>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.jmap.org/JMAP/SupportFiles/NYS-NYCDOEDocuments/Math/Performance_Indicators/IntegratedAlgebraCCSS.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.jmap.org/JMAP/SupportFiles/NYS-NYCDOEDocuments/Math/Performance_Indicators/GeometryCCSS.pdf
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.jmap.org/JMAP/SupportFiles/NYS-NYCDOEDocuments/Math/Performance_Indicators/GeometryCCSS.pdf
>>>

>>
>> If I'm wrong about any of this, someone please correct me. I've been
>> learning a lot from this discussion the last few days.
>>
>> Evan Romer
>> Susquehanna Valley HS
>> Conklin NY
>>
>> On Sep 25, 2011, at 8:22AM, rfortuna@cgcsd.org wrote:
>>

>>> There is an Appendix A to the CCLS for math that breaks it down by
>>> course. You can find it by doing a search on the engageny website.
>>> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
>>>
>>> - -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Nick B <nbiancul@ic.sunysb.edu>
>>> Sender: owner-nyshsmath@mathforum.org
>>> Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 10:52:41
>>> To: <nyshsmath@mathforum.org>
>>> Reply-To: nyshsmath@mathforum.org
>>> Subject: Re: Common Core
>>>
>>> I've run through all of the documentation both from the Common Core
>>> and from New York State on engageny.org and the important question
>>> of what we're teaching in which course is very much unanswered.  The
>>> documentation has all of high school math laid out by overarching
>>> topic and not by course.  The only documentation I can find by
>>> course are those documents kindly posted by www.jmap.org, and that
>>> documentation is a draft with lots of cross outs and ambiguities.
>>> If I am not looking in the right spot on the engaging website,
>>> please point me in the right direction :)
>>>
>>> While I believe in the Common Core, it will only be successful in
>>> New York if teachers know what they are responsible for teaching in
>>> each course. The current documentation is inexcusably nebulous and
>>> quite unhelpful in deciding the direction of our year-to-year
>>> curricula.
>>>
>>> The other concern I have with the Common Core is that it seems as
>>> though it is being phased in all at once.  I would argue that kids
>>> coming from the eighth grade into the new algebra course as outlined
>>> by the JMAP documents are in for a rude awakening in terms of what
>>> they are being asked to do and understand.  This is why it is
>>> critical that NYSED do a lot more than it has done in terms of
>>> getting districts and teachers ready for the Core.

>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *******************************************************************
>> * 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
>> *******************************************************************
>>

> *******************************************************************
> * 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
> *******************************************************************
>

*******************************************************************
* 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
*******************************************************************


Date Subject Author
9/23/11
Read Common Core
Nick B
9/23/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/23/11
Read RE: Common Core
Furletti, Amy
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
Nick B
9/25/11
Read Re: Common Core
rfortuna@cgcsd.org
9/26/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evan Romer
9/26/11
Read RE: Common Core
Dianne Gizowski
9/26/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
ezseller@mail.nasboces.org
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
Tennantij@aol.com
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
Tennantij@aol.com
9/28/11
Read Re: Common Core
ezseller@mail.nasboces.org
9/28/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/28/11
Read Re: Common Core
ElizWaite@aol.com
10/1/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/29/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evelyne Stalzer
9/29/11
Read Re: Common Core
Roni316@aol.com
9/29/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evelyne Stalzer
11/2/11
Read A probability question
Evan Romer
9/26/11
Read Re: Common Core
ElizWaite@aol.com
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
Eric.Blask@greece.k12.ny.us
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evan Romer
9/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
ezseller@mail.nasboces.org
9/23/11
Read RE: Common Core
Johnsteven Melfi
9/23/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/23/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evelyne Stalzer
9/23/11
Read Re: Common Core
ElizWaite@aol.com
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
Kathleen Ingalls
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
Evan Romer
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
Tennantij@aol.com
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
ElizWaite@aol.com
9/24/11
Read RE: Common Core
Johnsteven Melfi
9/24/11
Read Re: Common Core
Sharon
9/25/11
Read Re: Common Core
Tennantij@aol.com
10/27/11
Read Re: Common Core
LLOYD, MICHELE
10/29/11
Read RE: Common Core
bill wickes
10/29/11
Read Re: Common Core
Rice
10/31/11
Read RE: Common Core
ezseller@mail.nasboces.org

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

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.