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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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8th 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?

How did we arrive at the current delivery model?

Q & A

Quiz


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

How we decide what to teach in the APP program…


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?

  • 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 Math Website


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!

  • Questions?

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


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