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1 Elementary Math Resource Purchase June 10, 2014

2 Timeline Begin textbook review Delay until school year Continue review of textbooks Review textbook analysis tools Recommend “consumable” one year option Postpone full adoption until after

3 Where we are now… K-5 Math Instruction aligned with Common Core State Standards Based on curriculum guides developed during the 2013 summer Current Everyday Math (2004) Engage NY, Georgia and other Race to the Top online curriculums

4 Why postpone full adoption? Limited selection of math textbooks that were completely redesigned after the release of the CCSS Time required to do a full textbook evaluation using the above mentioned tools Confidence of teachers in feeling fully able to assess textbooks based on limited experience using the newly developed Common Core Standards

5 Materials reviewed McGraw Hill – My Math (2013) Houghton Mifflin – Go Math (2012) Eureka Math (online version of Engage New York) (2014)

6 Collect feedback Differentiation Assessment tools (both formative and summative) Activities that promote student inquiry, reflection, critical thinking, problem solving and sense-making Balance of skill development, conceptual understanding and mathematics processes Technology integration Homework aligned with CCSS Ease of use of the program

7 Recommendation of Teacher manual clear and concise Differentiated resources for support and enrichment Supplemental resources for instruction (videos, student tutorials) Student materials allow for content and practice Pre-tests and post-tests Parent communication tools Electronic textbook that is fully functional on the iPad Cost-effective resource for one year

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9 Costs for My Math

10 Immediate Next Steps After board approval, teachers will be granted online access to teacher and student materials Online webinars will be available for teachers June/July – teachers to review 2013/14 resources with My Math for integration Mid-July – materials delivered to buildings August Institute Day – Professional Development for all K-5 teachers

11 Future recommendations Assemble committee to continue review of math materials Collect feedback on My Math materials Continue to focus professional development on math content and practices


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