How will the adoption of the Common Core State Standards influence expectations and practices for preparing students for higher level mathematics?
Learn about California's current student placement practices and performance in Algebra I, as well as district and state approaches to achieving access to and success in higher level mathematics.
This archived webinar explores issues around the challenges facing school systems nationwide that are trying to navigate evolving expectations for mathematics.
Topics discussed include:
- Findings from an analysis of longitudinal data on the 7th and 8th grade math and Algebra I CST scores of 70,000 California students
- Lessons and perspectives from California Collaborative on District Reform districts on student access and success in algebra and higher level mathematics
- Implications for the state, especially for 8th grade math, in light of the recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards
- Overview of California's Algebra Forum online community and resource