mathematics_curriculum_framework

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K-12 Regional Mathematics  Curriculum Framework Allegheny Intermediate Unit
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Curriculum Frameworks Are Resources To: Assist districts in developing curriculum consistent with the PA Standards for Mathematics and PA Assessment Anchors Indicate what students should know and be able to do at each grade level Provide high quality learning experiences for students so that they may develop deep conceptual understanding of the essential learnings
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Curriculum Frameworks Are Not: Required by law Detailed lesson plans Items for which students must be tested Directives for uniform programs and textbook adoption Curriculum formats that all districts must follow
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The Process Team members identified ‘big ideas’ at each grade level Discussed essential learnings across grade levels Eliminated unnecessary repetition while assuring there were no gaps Confirmed that PA and NCTM Standards are addressed Provided a chart with alignment of Big Ideas to PA Standards and Assessment Anchors
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Background and Rationale Implement PA and NCTM Standards What is standards-based curriculum and instruction? Glenn Commission Report: “Before It’s Too Late” Emphasizes the importance of “high-quality” teaching TIMSS Data U.S. curriculum lacks focus and coherence
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TIMSS Video Study 61 77 84 41 57 69 15 16 13 54 24 17 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Australia Czech Republic Hong Kong Japan Netherlands United States Using Procedures Making Connections 31 16 18 20 19 59 8 52 46 48 37 0 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Australia Czech Republic Hong Kong Japan Netherlands United States Using Procedures Making Connections FIGURE 1  Types of Math Problems  Presented FIGURE 2  How Teachers Implemented Making Connections  Math  Problems
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So…. How can we identify and organize a few big ideas at each grade level? What might the curriculum look like as it’s organized around big ideas in mathematics?
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Knowledge Networks Big Ideas Key Components Key Components Building Blocks Building Blocks Building Blocks Building Blocks
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These ideas represent the essential learning at this grade level. All learning is correlated
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