During the 2012‐2013 school year, multiple teachers from each school were chosen to serve on the Textbook Adoption Committee. After reviewing the Common Core State Standards and cross referencing not only the content standards, but also the standards for mathematical practice, the majority of teachers felt that College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM) was the most closely aligned and would best support our teachers during this time of transition.
Posts made in July, 2013
In Steve Graham’s Writing Next, he states that 80% of today’s students are poor writers and spend less than 15 minutes writing over the course of their school day. Fifteen minutes! Did I mention the majority of this writing is comprised of fill-in –the blank and list-making activities?