Well, in the next few weeks, we should be launching a new website that incorporates both our older website and this discussion forum all in one, hopefully easier to use site! I’ve got a great webpage designer working on it. Hopefully download speeds will be quicker (and more reliable). We also plan to have a password protected part of the site where teachers can share assessments with other teachers. I know, I know, another password.… Read more »
Hello Customers of eMATHinstruction, We continue to send out answer key CDs each day as soon as we get orders for them or that include them. The workbooks, those have more of a lag time. My great printers at NetPublications in Poughkeepsie, New York, are working tirelessly to get these things printed, packaged, and out the door. The latest timeline is as follows: 1. If your district got me the order before August 15th, then… Read more »
Hello All, Well, we have our first couple of days of professional development next week at Arlington (the 97th largest high school in America). This week for me is full of all sorts of fun stuff. I get to catalogue all of the supplies that came in over the summer, make sure all calculators have batteries that work, create list upon list to help teachers know who is teaching the same courses, who has prep… Read more »
Hey All, Well, we placed the first round of PO orders that we’ve received to our printers yesterday. They are quickly creating the CD’s that have the answer key and text on them (both in pdf and in Word). So, those will probably be shipped out in the middle of next week. The workbooks will be heading out by the end of next week and will arrive in the last week of August. Sorry they… Read more »
Hey Friends of eMATHinstruction. I’m trying to find the best platform for teachers to share thoughts about the lessons in the curriculum. I’m experimenting with this new website on WordPress and think it has great possibilities. Ben Kirk, a math teacher at Ithaca High, gave me this suggestion and I wanted to thank him for it. Hopefully I will use it to its best ability. Right now I am setting up discussion topics by Unit… Read more »
Hey all. I’m new to this blogging thing, so please excuse early hiccups and whatnot. I’m posting the first lesson here along with the YouTube video, I think. I’m hopeful that this then will give people a chance to comment on either, or both. Let’s see what happens. The worksheet: CCAlgI.Unit #1.Lesson #1.Rates, Patterns, and Problem Solving The video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c8nhhoR7bU
Hey Common Core Algebra I teachers. If you have any thoughts about assessments of any type, please consider sharing with others through this category.
So, this is my first blog post on our new discussion site. Many of you will be using the Common Core Algebra I curriculum this year that I wrote over many nights in the winter of 2013-2014. It is an imperfect text, and always will be. But, it can be made better through lesson study, comments, suggestions, and sharing. I believe that we can make a successful transition to the Common Core at the high… Read more »