“Past, Present, & Future” Milwaukee Mathematics Partnership. Sharing in Leadership for Student Success. MPS Principal Breakfast Milwaukee Public Schools 23 April 2008. Mathematics Framework. Distributed Leadership. Teacher Learning Continuum. Student Learning Continuum.
Sharing in Leadership for Student Success
MPS Principal Breakfast
Milwaukee Public Schools
23 April 2008
Teacher Learning Continuum
Student Learning Continuum
Math Teaching Specialist position begins.
Significant increase math achievement fall 2005 to 2006.
Math gap between district and state narrows.
Community plan provides focus & accountability for the next five years.
MPS funds $5 million to expand MTL role.
Learning Teams in each school established.
Comprehensive Math Framework (CMF) developed.
Governor budgets $10 million for MPS math.
MPS budgets $3 million to sustain implementation of the MMP initiatives.
MMP focuses on formative assessment and descriptive feedback.
Revises math textbook adoption process.
MMP designs model classroom assessments.
Aligns targets to State Assessment Framework.
NSF funds the MMP.
MPS math learning targets developed.
5 + 7 = + 8
1. A parallelogram is a rectangle.
2. A square is a rectangle.
3. A trapezoid is a rhombus.
Quantity of PD
Consistency in math instruction
Engaged in activities to align curriculum to learning targets
Engaged in activities using CABS and student work samples
Engaged in activities to gauge student progress
Talked about teaching & learning of mathematics with others
Teachers working together
PD perceived as valuable
Many Links to MTL
Many Links to MTS
MTL Not Central
Few Links to MTL
Few Links to MTS
Others in school
Network density (%)
2006: 20% Proficient
4-year trend: -4%
2006: 50% Proficient
4-year trend: +7%