Nassau County Association of Mathematics Supervisors
As always, we are here to help you cope with all the new developments in Mathematics Education
Be sure to check out the letter from Assistant Commissioners Julia Rafal-Baer and Ira Schwartz regarding the expansion of the double testing waiver.
Questions about Algebra for All in the 8th Grade ?
The updated standards expose all our students to a higher level of mathematics in the intermediate and middle grades. Because topics now taught in 6, 7, 8 are so foundational for success in high school mathematics and beyond, districts on Long Island are joining others by developing a secondary acceleration pathway with a later decision point that requires less compacting than traditional middle school acceleration. Click here for more information
***For some great websites supporting the Common Core, Click here . ***
*** For a the results of a survey on what percentage districts use the Regents grade as part of the final course grade see below
Did you know the format of the NYS Geometry Regents is changing ? Click Here for an important update from NYS Office of Assessment