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6 years ago
Contact: Dan Dempsey at dempsey_dan@yahoo.com ....... The Math Underground is part of a national coalition, originated by NYC HOLD. .. a coalition of groups of citizens NOT vested in continually reinventing the wheel in order to justify our own existence, jobs or expertise. ........ Check the Blog list for Seattle Math Group.
Love this blog. So frustrated with Seattle public schools right now. My child is using textbook "MyMath" instead of math in focus but at least not doing random worksheets from multiple sources ...yet
I would suggest you purchase either a Saxon book or a JUMP Math book.
JUMP math .org has some good free resources
http://jumpmath.org/
-- Dan
Thank you. Will do!
Be sure and notice the chaotic jumping about the textbook as the Kindergarten teacher proceeds through the 13 units on the new "Scope and Sequence". The planned chaos for other grades is similar. {{ District admin clearly does not like the sequence of topics in Math in Focus }}
Links to my Dropbox are below.
Kindergarten
Kindergarten Year at a glance
Grade 1
First Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 2
Second Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 3
Third Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 4
Fourth Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 5
Fifth Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 6
Sixth Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 7
Seventh Grade Year at a Glance
Grade 8
Eighth Grade Year at a Glance
Information about Scope and Sequence Secondary
Algebra 1
Algebra Year 1 at a Glance
Geometry
Geometry Year at a Glance
Algebra 2
Algebra 2 Year at a Glance
These links which contribute to Open and Transparent communications are NOT brought to you by the Superintendent, School Board or Central Office Staff of the Seattle Public Schools.
It is now mid October and the SPS is still keeping parents in the dark about huge elementary school math changes.
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On the Seattle School Community Forum
North of 85th wrote:
Great teacher in tears last night on the issue. Told....not asked....to drop MIF and adopt downtown's new worksheet based class flow and materials. Teacher told specifically this is to achieve high SBAC scores.
Using the "Grade Level Year at a Glance" information above, parents can finally see what is going on with elementary school math.
This JSCEE staff math action seems similar to a "coup d'état" .
Are the Directors complicit in this?
Are the Directors unaware?
Do the Directors even care?
Beats me.