Standards Documents

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On our old site we gave access to an annotated table of contents that had the PARCC EOY standards mapped to each individual lesson. We also had the lessons mapped to the standards. We’ll get both documents back up, but I thought I would post them here just to have them on the site. Table of Contents Annotated with PARCC EOY Standards PARCC EOY Alignment with Common Core Algebra I by eMATHinstruction  

AMTNYS Conference

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So, I’ve been at the AMTNY conference for the last few days and really enjoying it. I presented yesterday on “Building a Better Common Core.” It was well attended with about 80 people coming to hear me speak about the Common Core Algebra I project and how it came to be. Besides the talk, my wonderful wife, Shana, and I have been hanging out at the eMATHinstruction booth and talking to so many great educators… Read more »

New Website Coming Soon and AMTNYS in Syracuse

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Hey All, Soon our new website will be unveiled. It should be up and ready to go in a couple more weeks, tops. I am very much looking forward to it. A good friend and excellent website designer, Joey Shavelle, is doing the redesign. This discussion forum will be moving to the new site as will all of the older files from the original website. It will hopefully be much easier to use and more… Read more »

Shipping Information

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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 »

The Start of School is at Hand

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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 »

Orders and Browsers

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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 »

A New Way to Share

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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 »