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8 th Grade Algebra Placement Program. Shelburne Community School August 30, 2012. Welcome & Agenda. Introductions & Purpose Curriculum outline and progression toward Algebra Why Algebra Placement Program at SCS? What does Algebra look like at SCS?

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8 th grade algebra placement program

8th Grade Algebra Placement Program

Shelburne Community School

August 30, 2012


Welcome agenda

Welcome & Agenda

Introductions & Purpose

Curriculum outline and progression toward Algebra

Why Algebra Placement Program at SCS?

What does Algebra look like at SCS?

How did we arrive at the current delivery model?

Q & A

Quiz


Scope and sequence for middle school math 2012 2013

SCOPE AND SEQUENCE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH 2012 -2013

This year sets us up for our 2013-14 curriculum

2013-14 – CMP3 is Common Core ready

Common Core Alignment for 2014-15


Cvu course outline v scs curriculum

CVU Course outline v. SCS curriculum

How we decide what to teach in the APP program…


Why use the algebra placement program at scs

Why use the Algebra Placement Program at SCS?

  • Algebra is available to more students

  • More students qualify to take higher level math courses in High School

  • 8th Grade Enrichment

  • Students able to progress at their pace

  • Our model was adopted by CSSU


What does algebra look like at scs

What does Algebra look like at SCS?

  • Algebra is taught daily

  • Algebra takes place in the classroom and seminars

  • APP students participate in follow-up sessions

  • Algebra is taught by all 8th grade math teachers and is collaborative – monthly planning


Scs website resources

SCS Website resources

  • SCS Math Website


True or false quiz

True or False Quiz

  • Algebra is taught in isolation 9 seminars per year.

  • Students are expected to teach themselves algebra and there is no direct instruction or time for follow up with teachers.

  • Everyone must stay in the APP once they have signed up.

  • APP is the only algebra taught at SCS.


Thank you

Thank you!

  • Questions?

  • Please complete the brief exit card before leaving this evening.


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