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Re: Common Core
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Sep 29, 2011 11:10 PM


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 precalc.
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 >> 1112 >> 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 P12 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 >> messagewe 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 >> 20122013, but he thought at that time, that it would not be put into >> place >> until the following year, 20132014. 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 >> 1213 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 P12 CCLSM for 38 and Algebra I >> for 201213 and the assessments will be designed by NYS. This will >> continue >> for 20132014 and include Geometry. After that is when PARCC will take >> over, >> if adopted. NYS can, and may, only adopt 38 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/NYSNYCDOEDocuments/Math/Performance_Indicators/IntegratedAlgebraCCSS.pdf >>> >>> >>> http://www.jmap.org/JMAP/SupportFiles/NYSNYCDOEDocuments/Math/Performance_Indicators/GeometryCCSS.pdf >>> >>> >>> http://www.jmap.org/JMAP/SupportFiles/NYSNYCDOEDocuments/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: ownernyshsmath@mathforum.org >>> Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 10:52:41 >>> To: <nyshsmath@mathforum.org> >>> ReplyTo: 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 yeartoyear >>> 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 *******************************************************************



