K-8 Math Textbook Adoption Committee
Our K-8 Math Adoption will complete the K-12 math book adoption cycle. We will ask at least two teachers and a parent representative from each site as well as a principal representative, special education representative and a community representative participate in the process. In addition, we will have a highly-qualified, high-school math instructor co-chair the committee.
The committee will receive a copy of the National Core Standards and we will review materials from several different publishers using a rubric establish by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics that evaluates based upon the following:
The committee scheduled meetings and reviews are as follows [meetings are scheduled from 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in The Learning Center - Room 26]:
PLEASE CLICK ON THE DATES OF THE MEETING TO REVIEW THE MINUTES.
August 24th – Review Standards and Goals of the Committee/Process of Evaluation
September 28th – October 12th – Materials Available for Review – The Fine Arts Center
**The materials are on display for both committee evaluation and public review. Should the public have any comments they wish to share with the committee, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and all input will be shared with the K-8 Math Texbook Adoption Committee meeting.**
September 14th– Convene to Narrow Choices to the Top Three
September 21st -- Review in-depth evaluation of top three choices based on criteria established by CCUSD in conjunction with input from NCTM; NMAP; TIMMS; CCS and other districts' input, rubrics, and guidelines. Review NCTM evaluation process, Textbook Topic and Strand evaluation.
October 5th – Review data from presentations -- narrow choices -- teacher representative in-put and in-depth evaluation process.
October 12th -- Representatives from Go Math! and enVisions to present regarding assessment, technology and implementation. Teacher representatives will share in-put and in-depth evaluation process; recommend the fIrst choice – Display for 60 days in school sites and at the Fine Arts Center.
November 23rd -- Representatives from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to present regarding Big Ideas -- also by Ron Larsen -- aligned to the Common Core State Standards for grades 6th, 7th, and 8th. Display for 60 days at the Fine Arts Center as well as at K-8 school sites. Minutes
January 23rd – Send recommendation of top choices to the Governing Board for approval
INFORMATION TO INFORM THE ADOPTION
Click here for the NCTM's powerpoint presentation regarding the new Common Core Standards which the Arizona Department of Education will implement statewide effective the 2011-12 school year.
The K-8 Math Textbook Adoption will take into account the findings from the National Math Advisory Panel as summarized in this fact sheet.
Click here for information on Trends in International Mathematics and Science Studies [TIMSS].
Click here for access to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics website.
Committee Members will use a rubric established by the NCTM to evaluate curricula from a variety of publishers.
CCUSD K-8 MATH TEXTBOOK ADOPTION COMMITTEE
The adoption committee made their top choice to recommend to the Superintendent for adoption. The recommendation will be made after 60 days of public display, beginning November 23rd, 2010:
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING
Both GO MATH! and Big Ideas were approved by the CCUSD Governing Board on Tuesday, February 8, 2011. We will now work with the publisher to process orders and finalize training dates. Click here for more information on training. Please contact Cara Herkamp, Director of Curriculum and Instruction with any questions.