New Math Resource for Elementary Students

Report
K-5 Elementary Math
District Parent Night
Resource Review
(Everyday Math)
During the 2010-11 school year, the Elementary Math
Committee was charged with evaluating the current
math resource (EM) to determine if it was aligned to
the new Common Core Learning Standards.
After a thorough review, the committee unanimously
found significant discrepancies and requested a
review of alternative resources.
Mathematics Common Core Standards
•Greater emphasis on fewer topics at greater depths
•Attention to specificity & clarity, less ambiguity
•Coherent articulation of standards across grades
•Concept Development and Procedural Fluency
•BASE 10 Number & Operation & Algebraic Thinking
•Rigorous content by means of higher order thinking
•Composite of strategies from High Achievers
Mathematical
Practices
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Make sense of problems - persevere in solving
Reason abstractly and quantitatively
Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others
Model with mathematics
Use appropriate tools strategically
Look for and make use of patterns & structure
Attend to precision
Committee Work Focused on the Six Shifts in
Mathematics
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Focus
Coherence
Fluency
Deep Understanding
Application
Dual Intensity
New Resource Review Committee:
 In June of 2011, a committee comprised of parents,
teachers, and administrators was charged to review
new math resources that were aligned to the
Common Core Learning Standards.
With unanimous support, the committee proudly endorsed
the adoption of
HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Five Core Lesson Structures
Helping
Community
Student
Leaders
Building
Concepts
Develop
Conceptual
Understanding
and Procedural
Fluency
Math
Talk
Quick
Practice
Math Talk
Solve
Explain
Manipulatives Math Drawings
Math Drawings
Language
Symbols
Symbols
Question
Justify
Language
Proof Pictures
Language
Symbols
Math Expressions in Action
Three Tiered RTI Support for Students
Parental Support
Math that Parents
recognize
Elementary Resources used for math
instruction in Ken-Ton
Math Expressions
FASTT Math (2 – 5)
The Learning Carpet (K – 1)
Study Island (3 – 5)
Fraction Nation (Targeted 4th and 5th)
Itinerary
 Session A - Elementary Cafeteria (Salmon)
Math Expressions Language and Learning Tools
 Session B - Middle School Cafeteria (Yellow)
Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
“Methods”
 Session C - Additional Math Resources used in KTT
(Green)
FASTT Math (Parent of students in grade 2–5) – Aud
Learning Carpet (parent of students K/1) – Comm Rm

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