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Unformatted text preview: Mathematics PreK – 12 20092010 Connections to District Goals Board of Education Meeting Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Goal #1: To increase student achievement overall while narrowing the gaps among groups of students Everyday Mathematics – Year 1 NJASK spring, 2009 district comparison to DFG I schools 3 4 Math – Elementary Mean Scale Score (0709) 200 = proficient 250 = advanced proficient PRS DFG I New Jersey Note: New Jersey outperformed most states on NAEP (2009) in grades 4 and 8 Advanced Proficient Proficient Goal #1: To increase student achievement overall while narrowing the gaps among groups of students K – 5 Mathematics: Implementation of Number Worlds to support students in Accelerated Intervention Services and Special Education Researchedbased intervention program aligned with Everyday Mathematics Includes screenings and assessments to monitor progress Goal #1: To increase student achievement overall while narrowing the gaps among groups of students K – 5 Mathematics: Introduced several resources to support extensions/enrichment throughout the K 5 curriculum Making Sense of Problem Solving Exemplars Roads to Reasoning New Jersey Mathematics League (grades 4 & 5) Goal #1: To increase student achievement overall while narrowing the gaps among groups of students K – 5 Mathematics: Resources for extensions/differentiation focus on the following: Higher order thinking skills Problem solving strategies Application to real world scenarios Reading and critical thinking Writing in mathematics Metacognition Enrichment Problem from Exemplars Tangram Money – grades 35 If the small triangle is worth 25 cents, how much would the other tangram shapes (medium triangle, large triangle, square, parallelogram) be worth? As you solve this problem, please be sure to explain your reasoning. Use as much math language as you can. Use diagrams to help explain your reasoning and when you think you are finished, go back and see if you can make some comments about any patterns you see....
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 Winter '08
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 Math, New Jersey, Mathematics education, student achievement

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